UPDATE: Hutchinson Police Arrest Shooting Suspect

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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UPDATE: Thursday, November 1, 2012

A 20-year-old man is in jail on suspicion of murder in connection with a deadly Halloween night shooting, police say.

The Hutchinson Police Department says Devante Beltran was arrested Thursday on suspicion of second degree murder, criminal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and criminal discharge of a firearm.

Beltran's arrest is in connection with the shooting death of 26-year-old Dustin Brooks. He died after being shot behind a home in the 200 block of North Cleveland in Hutchinson Wednesday night.

Hutchinson police ask anybody with information about the case to call them at 620-694-2816 or Crimestoppers at 620-694-2666 or 1-800-222-TIPS.

UPDATE: Thursday, November 1, 2012

A man who was shot in a Hutchinson alley Wednesday night has died from his wound.

Hutchinson police say 26-year-old Dustin Brooks died after emergency surgery failed early Thursday morning.

Brooks was shot in the torso around 8 p.m. in an alley in the 200 block of North Cleveland. Police say the shooting stemmed from a party nearby.

Police are interviewing potential suspects and witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hutchinson Police Department at (620) 694-2816 or Crime Stoppers at (620) 694-2666.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Police are investigating after a man was critically hurt in a shooting in southeast Hutchinson. It happened around 8:15 p.m. Wednesday in an alley near the 200 block of North Cleveland Street.

Authorities say the man suffered one gunshot wound and was taken by private vehicle to a nearby fire station. From there, he was taken by ambulance to a local hospital where he is undergoing surgery.

This is a developing story. We will provide updates as soon as more information is released.

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