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1 of 3 suspects in deadly Topeka shooting enters guilty plea


November 1, 2017

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — One of three people charged in a fatal shooting outside a fast food restaurant in Topeka has pleaded guilty.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that 17-year-old Shayden Byrd admitted Monday to first-degree murder and two other charges in the death of 18-year-old Justice Mitchell.

Mitchell was found suffering from two gunshot wounds June 26 in the parking lot a Church's Chicken. He was taken to a hospital, where he died.

Police say another suspect is accused of shooting Mitchell during a botched effort to rob him of drugs and cash. Byrd is accused of plotting the robber...

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