Police arrest man in weekend homicide in northeast Wichita


WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A man could face first-degree murder charges after a shooting in the 1000 block of N. Volutsia this weekend.

Police said DeAdrian Johnson shot and killed 20-year-old Christopher Terrell and shot another 16-year-old boy.

DeAdrian Johnson (Courtesy: Sedgwick County Jail)

Police said Johnson then turned the gun on himself. He was treated at the hospital and now has been booked in the Sedgwick County Jail on suspicion of first-degree murder, aggravated battery, and criminal possession of a firearm.

“Through the course of the investigation, we learned that Mr. Johnson had been using drugs, shot the victim, Christopher Terrell, and also the 16-year-old victim, and then turn the gun on himself and shot himself one time,” said Capt. Jason Stephens, Wichita Police Department.

Police said a disturbance among the three preceded the shooting.

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