Police identify suspect and victim involved in possible homicide in Spring Hill
SPRING HILL, Kan. – A man, suspected of shooting someone, was taken into police custody after his friend approached deputies in the sheriff’s office parking lot.
On Saturday around 1:30 p.m., an individual went up to the deputies and claimed his friend had shot someone. The alleged suspect, who was also in the car and was later identified by police as 52-year-old Mark Taylor, was checked and found to have warrants out of Johnson County Kansas. During the arrest, it was discovered that Taylor had a handgun in his possession. He was then taken into custody.
Deputies responded to a residence located at 21914 W. 220th Street, in rural Spring Hill, Kansas. Inside was 56 year-old Larry Rangel, who police say was Taylor’s roommate at the residence, found dead of a possible gunshot.
The cause of the shooting is still under investigation.