Man shot to death outside Junction City barber shop


JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) — Junction City police are investigating a shooting that left a 23-year-old man dead.

Police say LaVincent Perdue was shot outside the Elite Cuts Barber Shop on Friday afternoon.

Fort Riley officials said Perdue was a Specialist in 1st Infantry Division at the fort.

Junction City police said 21-year-old Willie Powell Jr., from Grandview Plaza, was jailed on a possible charge of second-degree murder.

He was taken into custody after turning himself into Topeka police early Saturday. Police said the investigation is continuing.

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