The person of interest sought in Monday evening's homicide in Shawnee has been arrested and jailed, the Shawnee Police Department reports.
Wayne Eric Dyke Jr., 21, was arrested Wednesday morning in Shawnee. He is now jailed at the Pottawatomie County Public Safety Center on a first-degree murder complaint. Formal charges have not been filed.
At about 7:15 p.m. Monday, officers responded to the area of Broadway and Dewey Street, where the shooting occurred.
The homicide claimed the life of Mark Anthony Little, 38, police said.
“Witnesses in the area saw a white male and an Indian male, later identified as Mark Anthony Little, arguing in the street,” said Shawnee Police Cpl. Vivian Lozano-Stafford. “The white male pulled out a firearm and shot Little.”
Lozano-Stafford said Little was transported by REACT EMS ambulance to SSM St. Anthony Hospital Shawnee, where he later died from his wounds.
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