WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — The Russell Police Department apprehended a man suspected of shooting and killing a 45-year-old man on Monday.
The suspect, a 47-year-old male, was apprehended without incident at his residence on Tuesday, around 1:30 p.m., according to police.
The apprehension comes after dispatchers received a call of a shooting on Monday, around 2:30 p.m., in the 1300 block of N. Fossil St. in Russell.
When officers arrived, they found 45-year-old Cecil Aldridge of Russell with a life-threatening gunshot wound. He was transported by EMS to a local hospital and later flown to Wichita in critical condition.
The City of Russell said the suspect fled the scene in a pickup and was “considered armed and dangerous” and requested the public’s assistance in locating him.
According to RPD, around 9:05 a.m. on Tuesday, Aldridge succumbed to his injuries.
The case is still under investigation, but a preliminary case has been sent to the Russell County Attorney for review.