KCKPD: Suspect charged, victim identified in fatal shooting from Saturday night

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) — The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department says a suspect has been charged and the victim has been identified in a fatal shooting that happened Saturday night.

The homicide happened in the 2200 block of Silver Court around 10:30 p.m.

When police arrived, they found a man who had been shot. He was taken to a local hospital, where he later died.

On Monday, the victim was identified as KCK resident Travis Eugene Bowman, 27.

The suspect, 34-year-old Darnell D. Walker of KCK, has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in connection with this fatal shooting. He is being held in the Wyandotte County Jail on a $250,000 bond.

Detectives think the shooting stemmed from an argument and physical altercation that happened between the two regarding a missing Amazon package that had been delivered to Bowman’s sister.

The police are still investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477). All tipsters can remain anonymous.

No further information is available at this time.