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Wichita police arrest Missouri man accused of shooting man in head, killing him

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Wichita police have arrested a Missouri man accused of shooting and killing another Missouri man Friday morning.

Brandon Craig, 22, of Independence, Mo., was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder in the shooting death of of Justin Lane, 21, of Grain Valley, Mo., Wichita police said in a news release.

Officer Charley Davidson said Lane was found with a single gunshot wound to his head after police were called at around 8:30 a.m. to a shooting at a home in the 800 block of South Emporia. Lane was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators determined that Lane and Craig were visiting a friend who lived at the home. A “disturbance” between the two men led to Craig allegedly firing one shot from a handgun, and the bullet struck Lane in his head, Davidson said.

Wichita police Sgt. Robert Henning on an accidental shooting at a home in the 1400 block of East Pike, near Hydraulic and Lincoln, at around 8:20 p.m. Monday. A man and child were playing with toy guns when a man was shot in the leg with a real gun.

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