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U.S. Marshals arrest man in Ohio, wanted for Attempted Murder in Parsons, Kan.

PARSONS, Kan. – The U.S. Marshal Fugitive Task Force has arrested Parsons Police shooting suspect, David Lamont Young III, in Cleveland, Ohio, today.

Young is the suspect in the March 5, 2022, shooting at the ‘Somewhere Else Bar that resulted in one man being shot and transported to the hospital.

The Labette County Prosecuting Attorney’s office filed the following charges and a warrant was issued by a judge for Young’s arrest:

  • Attempted 2nd Degree Murder
  • Criminal Possession of a Firearm by a Felon

The U.S. Marshal Fugitive Task Force was able to follow up on this warrant as Young had fled the Parsons Police jurisdiction.

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Detective McGuire said, “it is great news that this dangerous felon has been captured and no one else was hurt. We now have to sit back and hope that the judicial system will put him behind bars for a lengthy stay so that nobody else can be hurt. Habitual felons are a continuing risk as they tend to victimize over and over.”

The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force is an inter-agency resource that local and state law enforcement partner with to track down felons who are on the run. The task force has worked with the Parson Police Department on several cases that have been successfully resolved in recent years on in state and interstate cases.

This continues to be an on-going investigation if you have information you are asked to call the Tip Line at 620-421-7057 or email at tips@parsonspd.com.

 

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