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Man in custody, charged with murder of Missouri man.

April 12, 2019 - 11:54 pm

Wichita Police arrested 22-year-old Brandon Craig of Independence, Missouri on a charge of first degree murder.

Around 8:30 Friday morning, officers responded to a shooting call at a home in the 800 block of South Emporia, near Broadway and Lincoln. Upon arrival, officers located 21-year-old Justin Lane of Grain Valley, Missouri deceased with a single gunshot wound to the head. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators determined that Lane and Craig were visiting a friend who lived at the home. During the visit, a disturbance occurred between Craig and Lane. Craig then fired one shot from a handgun striking Lane in the head. 

The investigation is ongoing and the case will be presented to the Sedgwick County District Attorney's Office.

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