KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the man suspected of killing four men in Kansas City, Kansas, and a fifth man in central Missouri. (all times local):
Authorities in Kansas have released the names of four men who they say were gunned down by a neighbor accused of later killing another man in Missouri.
Wyandotte County prosecutors have charged Pablo Antonio Serrano-Vitorino with four counts of first-degree murder in the killing of the men at his neighbor’s home late Monday. Police identified them Wednesday as his neighbor, Michael Capps, as well as Jeremy Waters, Clint Harter and Austin Harter. They were ages 27 to 41.
Serrano-Vitorino also is suspected in the shooting death of 49-year-old Randy Nordman in Montgomery County, Missouri, on Tuesday. He was arrested in that county Wednesday during a manhunt.
Serrano-Vitorino had not been charged in Nordman’s death as of Wednesday morning.
Authorities haven’t discussed a possible motive.
The Missouri Highway Patrol says a man wanted in connection with the fatal shootings of five people is in custody after a manhunt.
The Highway Patrol told the Kansas City Star (http://bit.ly/1LQzrbu ) early Wednesday morning that Pablo Antonio Serrano-Vitorino had been arrested in Montgomery County, Missouri. The newspaper reports the suspect was found lying on a hill just north of Interstate 70 and no shots were fired.
Sgt. James Hedrick says Serrano-Vitorino “looked exhausted.”
Serrano-Vitorino, a Mexican national who lived in Kansas City, Kansas, is accused of fatally shooting four men late Monday night at his neighbor’s home.
He was also wanted in connection with the shooting death of 49-year-old Randy Nordman in Montgomery County, Missouri.
Information from: The Kansas City Star, http://www.kcstar.com
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