WICHITA, Kan. — Authorities say a parolee rummaging through trash fatally shot the owner of a south Wichita restaurant.
Police Capt. Jason Stephens identified 42-year-old Oscar Acosta of Wichita as the person shot Thursday outside of Birrieria Tito restaurant. The Wichita Eagle reports that police arrested 26-year-old Adrian Nicholas Zongker a couple of blocks west of the restaurant. He was booked into Sedgwick County Jail on suspicion of first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon as well as on a state warrant in a separate case.
Kansas Department of Corrections records show that Zongker has five prior convictions, all in Sedgwick County, for charges that include criminal possession of a firearm, battery and aggravated assault.