Police make second arrest in deadly Wichita shooting

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) Feb. 14, 2018

Wichita police identify the man killed in a deadly shooting Sunday night in the 1000 block of N. Harding as 18-year-old Donte Devore.

Officers arrested 18-year-old Lascottric Yarbrough in the 1000 block of N. Harding Tuesday night in connection with Devore's murder.

He was booked into the Sedgwick County jail for murder, aggravated robbery and possession of a firearm.

A 17-year-old arrested earlier this week in connection with Devore's death. He was also booked for murder into the Juvenile Detention Facility.


10:30 a.m.

Wichita police arrest a 17-year-old in connection with a deadly shooting Sunday night.

Police say around 9 p.m. officers were called to the 900 block of S. Pineridge for the report of a shooting.

They arrived to find an 18-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital where he died.

Detectives learned the victim was in the house with three other male teenagers when someone knocked on the door.

They answered the door and three to four suspects came inside armed with handguns.

The 18-year-old got into a physical confrontation with one of the suspects, shots were fired striking the victim.

Detectives arrested a 17-year-old suspect near Lincoln and Rock Road. He was booked into the Sedgwick County Juvenile Detention Facility for murder and other additional charges.

Investigators are still working to identify the other three suspects and determine if the shooting is gang-related.

Police ask anyone who knows any more about the shooting to call Wichita Police Detectives at 316-268-4182 or Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111.

This marks Wichita's fifth homicide of the year.

Wichita police are still working to notify family members before releasing the victim's name.


5:30 a.m. Update: Eyewitness News spoke with police at the scene. They tell us they are still talking with people about the shooting.

No word yet on any arrests.
Wichita Police said late Sunday an 18-year-old man died following a shooting in South Wichita.

Officers said the teen, whose name has not been released, was inside a home in the 900 block of Pineridge Sunday when he was shot before 9 p.m.

Police did not release any information about a possible suspect or motive, however officers said there was no threat to the community.