Police Searching For Suspect In Dollar General Double Homicide

By: Jason Tarr Email
By: Jason Tarr Email

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UPDATE: Saturday, December 1, 2012

Wichita police have issued an arrest warrant in connection to a fatal double shooting at a northeast Wichita Dollar General store.

The shooting happened shortly after 8 p.m. Friday at the Dollar General near East 13th Street North and Oliver.

A warrant was issued for Marquis Marshall, 19, on two counts of murder.

Wichita police have identified the victims as Henry Harvey, 79, a customer, and employee Zachary Hunt, 22.

Police say they have not found a connection between Marshall and the victims.

They say they do not know the motive behind the shooting. Police "aren't ruling anything out," including robbery.

Marshall is described as a slender black male, 5 feet 7 inches, 150 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911.

County records show Marshall has two previous outstanding felony arrest warrants. One is for $50,000 bond and the other for $10,000.

Friday, November 30, 2012

Wichita Police have few details about the death of two people inside a northeast Wichita store. It happened shortly after 8 p.m. Friday at the Dollar General near East 13th Street North and Oliver.

Deputy Police Chief Nelson Mosley said officers responded to the business on the report of a shooting. When they arrived, they found two dead inside.

Mosley said he could not release any details about the victims until their families had been notified.

Several witnesses were taken to city hall to be interviewed by detectives. Police are also reviewing security video that may have captured what happened.

No other details have been released. Stay tuned to KAKE News for further updates.

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