Police: Kansas man arrested, accused of murder in connection to Wichita fatal shooting
WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - A Johnson City man has been arrested in connection to the shooting death of 44-year-old Shawn Lahman of Wichita.
Police say that 34-year-old Micky Owens has been arrested on charges of first-degree murder.
At around 11:20 p.m. on Monday, Officers were sent to the 1300 block of South Edwards for an unknown call. They arrived on the scene and found Lahman in the front seat of a passenger van with a gunshot wound to the upper torso. Emergency crews pronounced Lahman deceased on the scene.
An investigation revealed that Owens drove to Wichita on Monday, saw Lahman on South Edwards, and shot him. Police say that Owens and Lahman knew each other and had an ongoing dispute.
Investigators quickly learned that Owen’s fled to Stanton County, Kansas and coordinated with Stanton County Sheriff’s Office and the Kansas Highway Patrol to be on the lookout for him.
Owens was then arrested on Thursday by Stanton County Sheriff’s Office in Johnson City, KS for an unrelated warrant in Sedgwick County.
Today he was booked into the Sedgwick County Adult Detention Facility on the charges of 1st-degree murder.