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Police Arrest Teenager In Dodge City Shootings

KSCB News - August 25, 2009 12:00 am

Dodge City police arrest a teenager wanted in connection with a weekend shooting that sent two people to the hospital.

Eighteen-year-old Rudy Gonzales was arrested on two counts of first degree murder, among other charges.

The shooting happened in the 200 block of E. McArtor around 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning. Police found 31-year-old Gabriel Reyes Lopez suffering from gunshot wounds inside the residence. The victim was taken to Western Plains Regional Hospital for treatment by Ford County Fire & EMS.

A second victim 38-year-old Jose Lopez arrived at the hospital by a private vehicle. He was also treated for gunshot wounds.

The investigation is ongoing, but police said robbery appears to be the motive in the shooting.

 

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