Victim, suspect identified in Olathe homicide

Billy leaves behind 2 young daughters. Family and friends have started a gofundme page to help with funeral services and expenses.

Billy Schutkesting leaves behind 2 young daughters. Family and friends have started a gofundme page to help with funeral services and expenses.

The 38-year-old man who was shot and killed Wednesday night, March 30, at the Double Nickel Bar & Grill near Santa Fe and I-35 in Olathe has been identified as William “Billy” Ray Schutkesting, Olathe.

The 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder is Michael Chinn Jr., Augusta, Kan.

It is not known if the two knew each other.

According to Olathe police, officers were called to the scene in the 100 block of South Rogers Road about 11:39 p.m. There they found the Schutkesting with a gunshot would to the chest. He died at the scene.

An Olathe K-9 officer and his partner found Chinn who had crossed I-35 and took him into custody.

This case remains under investigation by the Olathe Police Department. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Olathe Police Department at 913-971-6950 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

 

Man shot to death in Olathe’s Double Nickel bar

A 38-year-old man was shot and killed Wednesday night, March 30, at the Double Nickel Bar & Grill near Santa Fe and I-35 in Olathe. A 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder.

According to Olathe police, officers were called to the scene in the 100 block of South Rogers Road about 11:39 p.m. There they found the victimu with a gunshot would to the chest. He died at the scene.

An Olathe K-9 officer and his partner located the suspect near the scene and took him into custody. Continue reading

Olathean, 18, shot; 17-year-old being questioned

On January 15, 2015, at approximately 1215 hrs, Olathe police at about 12:15 today, Jan. 15, were dispatched to an aggravated battery and shooting in the 12300 block of south Parker Terrace. Officers found an 18-year-old Olathe resident suffering from a gunshot wound.

At this time the exact shooting location is still under investigation.

A 17-year-old Olathe resident has been taken into custody and is being questioned as a person of interest.

The victim was transported to an area hospital and where he underwent surgery. The extent of his injuries was not released.

This case remains under investigation by the Olathe Police Department. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Olathe Police Department at 913-971-6950 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

Olathe woman arrested in shooting incident

At 7:36 p.m. Thursday, April 11, Olathe Police officers responded to the 15200 block of South Locust to investigate a reported aggravated battery.

Officers found a 51- year-old male victim suffering from a single gunshot wound to the lower leg. The victim was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A 46- year-old female was arrested and later lodged in the Johnson County Adult Detention Center awaiting a first appearance in District Court.

This case remains under investigation by the Olathe Police Department. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Olathe Police Department at 913-971-6950 or the TIPS Hotline, 816-474-847.

 

 

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