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Police seek suspect in connection with July 13 shooting incident

Graham charged with 3 counts of aggravated assault; police seek information

Arkansas City Police Department badgeARKANSAS CITY, Kan. (July 18, 2019) The Arkansas City Police Department is seeking a male suspect in connection with a shooting incident July 13 in the 500 block of North B Street.

Stony Lee GrahamStony Lee Graham, 43, of Arkansas City, is wanted on suspicion of three counts of felony aggravated assault. He is described as a 220-pound white male who is 6 feet, 1 inch tall.

“If anyone has information on the whereabouts of Stony Lee Graham, please contact the Arkansas City Police Department at (620) 441-4444,” said ACPD Capt. Eric Burr.

Officers were dispatched at 10:04 p.m. July 13 for a report of shots fired in the 500 block of North B Street.

When police arrived, they did not find anyone at the location, but numerous witnesses confirmed that a man had fired at least one shot toward a local residence.

The witnesses reported a man driving a blue Dodge pickup truck with two motorcycles in the back had driven into the front yard of the residence at 525 North B St., exited the truck and begun arguing with unknown persons at that location.

After the gunshot, witnesses observed the truck leaving the area northbound on B Street.

Officers worked through the night to process the scene and attempt to locate the persons present at 525 North B St. at the time of the incident. One victim was found that night and two others the next day.

Based on statements gathered from the three victims and video surveillance from a local business, officers applied for and received an arrest warrant for Graham through Cowley County District Court.

Also, an officer spotted the suspect’s vehicle at 3:25 p.m. July 16 at the Agri-Business Building, which is located at 712 W. Washington Ave. Graham was not with the truck, which was seized as evidence. Investigators later obtained a search warrant for the vehicle in connection with the shooting.

Anyone with information that could help police to locate Graham is urged to contact the Arkansas City Police Department at (620) 441-4444.

Those wishing to remain anonymous may contact Cowley County Crime Stoppers, which offers rewards of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest.

Call (620) 442-7777 in Arkansas City or (620) 221-7777 in Winfield, or visit www.tipsubmit.com or accs.crimestoppersweb.com to make an anonymous report.

An anonymous tip also can be submitted by texting ACTIPS to 847411.

A defendant’s guilt or innocence is to be determined by a court of law.