Police arrest suspect in deadly bar shooting


WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Wichita police arrested a 42-year-old suspect in a deadly shooting that took place last weekend at Magoos Bar and Grill in the 2300 block of South Oliver.

Police said 29-year-old Damario Cooks was killed in the shooting. Cooks was inside the bar when a fight broke out between several other men. The fight moved to the parking lot when multiple shots were fired.

On Saturday evening, police arrested David Pressley on suspicion of second-degree murder. He was also booked for possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of narcotics, unlawful possession of hallucinogenics and a Kansas Department of Corrections warrant.

Police said a tip to Crime Stoppers led investigators to the arrest.

The case will be presented to the Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office.


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