The Arkansas City Police Department arrested an Ark City man Saturday morning in connection with a shooting that occurred late Friday night.

Police say 40 year old James Lyle Clark was arrested on suspicion of second degree murder.

Around 9:30 Friday evening, officer responded to a report of a shooting near the intersection of Madison Avenue and the US-77 bypass. There they found  38 year old Samuel Hutton of Arkansas City in a vehicle with a gunshot wound.

Hutton was transported to a hospital but later died from his injuries.

During their investigation, police identified James Clark as the suspect and obtained a search warrant for Clark’s residence overnight. The search lasted through the evening before eventually tracking him down east of Arkansas City around 5:35am Saturday morning.

He is currently being held in Cowley County Jail with no bond.