Wichita Police:  Criminal homicide arrest made

July 03, 2020 - 5:14 pm

The Wichita Police Department has arrested Kyle Young, 33, of Wichita on charges of capital murder, aggravated burglary, criminal possession of a firearm, aggravated assault, stemming from a January shooting that fatally injured George Kirksey, 27, of Wichita and Alicia Roman, 22, of Wichita.

At approximately 12:20 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 2, officers responded to a shooting call at the Hotel at WaterWalk in the 700 block of South Main.

Listen Live Now on KNSS 98.7/1330

Upon arrival, officers located Kirksey and Roman with multiple gunshot wounds.  Both were pronounced deceased on the scene. 

The investigation revealed that Kirksey and Roman were inside of the hotel room when Young entered the room and fired multiple shots, striking them and then fleeing on foot.

Investigators learned of Young's involvement through their investigation and have been working to locate him.   Young was recently located by authorities out of the country and was arrested.  
On Thursday, Young was transported back to Sedgwick County and booked into jail.

The case has been presented to the Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office.

Comments ()