Wichita woman charged with first-degree murder regarding shooting at long-term hotel


(Courtesy: Sedgwick County Sheriff)

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — Shae Roberts, 35, appeared in court Friday, Oct. 8 facing charges for a shooting that left a 42-year-old man dead.

Police arrested Roberts Thursday, Oct. 7.

Patricio Gomez (Courtesy: Wichita Police Department)

A District Court Judge has charged her with murder in the first degree in the commission of a felony and of attempted distribution of heroin/certain stimulants ranging between one and three and a half grams.

Wichita police officers say Roberts played a role in a deadly shooting at a long-term hotel in East Wichita Thursday, Sept. 30 that left 42-year-old Michael Martinez dead.

Roberts will be back in court Oct. 14. Her bond is set at $500,000.

The Wichita Police Department is still looking for 31-year-old Patricio Gomez. Investigators believe he was with Roberts when Martinez was shot and killed.

Gomez is considered armed and dangerous.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Download the KSN News App and stay up-to-date wherever you are. You can even watch KSN News live for free!
Click here to get the app
Get it in the App store
Get it in the Google Play store

KSN Storm Track 3 Weather

Trending Stories