15-year-old arrested for fatal Wichita shooting

WICHITA, Kan. - A 15-year-old boy is facing a murder charge, for the shooting of a 17-year-old in southeast Wichita. 

The teenage victim was found behind a home early Sunday morning, in the 800 block of South Pershing. Police say the teen had been reported as a runaway, and had been staying in the area.

On Wednesday afternoon, the 15-year-old suspect was arrested in the 1500 block of South Pinecrest, near Harry and Oliver. 

Along with murder, the boy is also charged with robbery and criminal possession of a firearm by a juvenile.

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