TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) — A 17-year-old Topeka man will be charged as an adult in the killing of an 18-year-old Topeka man this summer.
According to Shawnee County District Attorney Michael Kagay, Lamero Dunstan will be charged as an adult in the June 26 shooting of Justice Mitchell.
Dunstan was arrested July 18 and charged with two felonies including first degree murder and attempted aggravated robbery.
The shooting happened June 26 in the parking lot of Church’s Chicken in west Topeka near 10th and SW Billard Ave. When officers arrived on scene, they found Mitchell in the 3000 block of SW 10th St with life-threatening gunshot wounds. He was transported to a local hospital where he later died.
If convicted, Dunstan could face a life-sentence with no possibility for parole until serving at least 25 years.