WICHITA, Kan. — Police have arrested a man on suspicion of fatally shooting another man during a New Year’s party in Wichita.
Television station KAKE reports that 22-year-old Deajuan Smith, of Wichita, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of first-degree murder in the Jan. 1 death of 26-year-old Nicholas Sims. Police say Sims was at a party attended by about 50 people when he was shot around 4 a.m. Jan. 1. Sims died at the scene. Police said Sims and Smith had argued at the party before taking the argument outside.
Police say that’s when Smith shot Sims.