A 32-year-old Wichita man has been charged in the shooting death of a teenager as she rode in a car with her brother and boyfriend last week.

Joshua Johnson was charged Monday with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Aubrey Resendez. He's remains held on $300,000 bond.

Officers responded at around 12:40 a.m. last Monday to a shooting call at the Kwik Shop in the 600 block of South West Street. They arrived to find a white Dodge Avenger with the rear window shot out. Resendez had suffered a gunshot wound and died at a local hospital.

Police say there was disturbance in the 4200 block of West Pawnee between those in the Dodge and Johnson, who was in a silver 2006 Dodge Ram. Johnson allegedly fired multiple rounds, striking Resendez

Attorneys assigned to the case are scheduled to discuss it on May 7.


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Wichita police say they've arrested 32-year-old man in the shooting death of a teenager as she rode in a car with her brother and boyfriend early Monday morning.

Sedgwick County Jail records show 32-year-old Joshua Johnson was booked just before 3 a.m. Wednesday for first-degree murder. He remains held without bond. 

Police spokesperson Charley Davidson said Johnson's arrest stems from the shooting that fatally injured 18-year-old Aubrey Resendez

Officers responded at around 12:40 a.m. Monday to a shooting call at the Kwik Shop in the 600 block of South West Street. They arrived to find a white Dodge Avenger with the rear window shot out. Resendez had suffered a gunshot wound and died at a local hospital.

The teen's 18-year-old boyfriend and 27-year-old brother were not hurt. 

The investigation revealed there was disturbance in the 4200 block of West Pawnee between those in the Dodge and Johnson, who was in a silver 2006 Dodge Ram. 

"During the disturbance, Johnson fired multiple shots at the Avenger, striking the vehicle and striking Resendez," Officer Davidson said. "The truck was recently reported stolen out of Reno County and is still outstanding.

Police say the shooting was not random and that the case will be presented to the Sedgwick County district attorney's office. 

Anyone with information is asked to call WPD detectives at (316) 268-4407, Crime Stoppers at (316) 267-2111, or the See Something Say Something hotline at (316) 519-2282.