SALINA, Kan. (KSNW) — A person of interest in a homicide case that took place in Salina has been found and arrested in Kansas City.
Twenty-seven-year-old Anthony Lopez-Garcia was found by a Kansas City, Missouri, resident, who recognized him from a previous news release and called the police.
Lopez-Garcia was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder and criminal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Salina police say that on Wednesday, around 12:25 a.m., officers were dispatched to a call of a possible injury crash near the intersection of Front Street and Gypsum Avenue.
When they arrived, they found a man with apparent gunshot wounds. He was dead in the passenger seat of a 2000 Mercury Grand Marquis.
The victim is still unidentified. No one else was in the vehicle.
Lopez-Garcia will be extradited back to Kansas since he is a person of interest in this case.