Police arrest suspect wanted in Wichita murder after chase

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - Wichita police arrested an 18-year-old wanted in a murder earlier this summer. It happened Thursday morning after a police chase in north Wichita that ended near 24th and Market.

According to officer Charley Davidson, police received some information on a homicide suspect possibly hiding out in a home in the 3300 block of Jackson.

As the suspect was leaving, he got into a blue Acura. Officers attempted to stop the car. During the chase, a woman was able to exit the car. She was taken into custody to be questioned. The suspect continued to flee until he struck a black Mitsubishi driven by a 27-year-old woman at 24th and Market. The woman was transported to the hospital for minor injuries.

The 18-year-old suspect was arrested in connection to the murder in the 500 block of South Laclede. The victim in that murder was 19-year-old Timothy Golden, a football player. He was shot and killed. Two others were arrested in connection to that murder.

Right now, police have the intersection near 24th and Market blocked off as they investigate. Power crews were also called to repair lines that were damaged after the chase.


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