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17-year-old arrested in killing of 14-year-old in Wichita


February 7, 2021

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 17-year-old has been arrested and police are looking for two other suspects in the shooting death of a 14-year-old in Wichita during a drug deal gone bad, authorities say.

The Wichita Eagle reports that police were called after 14-year-old Jesus Fernandez and a 15-year-old boy arrived around 1 p.m. Friday at a Wichita hospital with gunshot wounds. Fernandez died and the 15-year-old was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Wichita police chief Gordon Ramsay said the investigation revealed that the 17-year-old set up the drug deal at Schell Park and asked the 1...

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