Update: Police arrest suspect, identify victim in fatal Kansas shooting

Kanyizere photo Sedgwick County

SEDGWICK COUNTY— Law enforcement authorities are investigating a fatal shooting and have identified the victim.

Just before 4:30p.m. Friday, police responded to report of a shooting at a residence in the 1500 Block of South Parkwood in Wichita, according to Captain Brent Allred. Upon arrival officers located 20-year-old Dieuvent Mpirwa of Wichita with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

An investigation revealed the victim and the suspect identified as 24-year-old Noah Kanyizere had a disagreement. The suspect pulled out a handgun and shot the victim. Police believe both the suspect and the victim knew each other.

On Saturday, police arrested Kanyizere in the 400 Block of Main in Wichita, according to Allred. He is being held on a $100,000 Bond, according to online booking records.
Police don’t know the nature of their dispute. It was not gang related and police don’t believe drugs were involved. Police ask that anyone who may have been at the residence or who may have details to contact CrimeStoppers.

Police will present their findings to the district attorney’s office.