Mar 20, 2020 3:32 PM

UPDATE: 3 more jailed for November shooting death in Manhattan

Posted Mar 20, 2020 3:32 PM

MANHATTAN, KAN. – The Riley County Police Department is investigating a murder and have arrested three people.

Just after 10p.m. November 1, the Riley County Police Department Emergency Dispatch center received multiple 911 calls concerning the sound of a gunshot in the 1400 block of Cambridge Place in Manhattan, according to a media release.

When officers arrived on scene, they found 24-year-old, Tanner Zamecnik, suffering from a gunshot wound and died.

Through detailed investigation officers made the initial arrest of Richard Goens, 29, of Manhattan, within 12 hours of the crime occurring.

Goens is being held on a $1 million bond for First-Degree Murder, Aggravated Assault x3, and Aggravated Robbery. 

On Thursday, police arrested Shamar Sutton, 45, Manhattan, on requested charges of "Murder in the 1st degree; In the commission of a felony Aggravated assault; Use of a deadly weapon Aggravated Robbery; Armed w/ dangerous weapon and Aggravated battery; Reckless deadly weapon cause grt body harm/disfig/death Criminal discharge of firearm; Occupied vehicle w great bodily harm," According to the Riley County Police Department arrest report.

On Thursday afternoon, police arrested Jaylon M. Hitsman, 20, Manhattan, and Dylan A. Hitsman, 20, Abilene, on similar charges.

All three are being held on bonds of $250,000, according to the arrest report.

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RILEY COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating a murder in Manhattan and have three in custody.

Just after 11a.m. Thursday police arrested Shamar Sutton, 45, Manhattan, on requested charges of "Murder in the 1st degree; In the commission of a felony Aggravated assault; Use of a deadly weapon Aggravated Robbery; Armed w/ dangerous weapon and Aggravated battery; Reckless deadly weapon cause grt body harm/disfig/death Criminal discharge of firearm; Occupied vehicle w great bodily harm," According to the Riley County Police Department arrest report.

On Thursday afternoon, police arrested Jaylon M. Hitsman, 20, Manhattan, and Dylan A. Hitsman, 20, Abilene, on similar charges.

All three are being held on bonds of $250,000, according to the arrest report.

Check the post for additional details as they become available.

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Riley County Arrest Report Friday March 20
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The following is a summary of arrests, citations by the Riley County Police Department. Those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

JAYLON MATHEW HITSMAN, 20, Manhattan, Murder in the 1st degree; In the commission of a felony Aggravated assault; Use of a deadly weapon  Attempted aggravated robbery; Armed w/ dangerous weapon  Aggravated battery; Reckless deadly weapon 1 cause grt body harm/disfig/death Criminal discharge of firearm; Occupied vehicle w  great bodily harm; Bond $250,000

DYLAN ALLAN HITSMAN, 20, Abilene, Murder in the 1st degree; In the commission of a  felony Aggravated assault; Use of a deadly weapon Attempted aggravated robbery; Armed w/ dangerous weapon  and Aggravated battery; Reckless deadly weapon cause grt body harm/disfig/death Criminal discharge of firearm; Occupied vehicle w  great bodily harm; Bond $250,000

SHAMAR SEDRICK SUTTON, 45, Manhattan, Murder in the 1st degree; In the commission of a felony Aggravated assault; Use of a deadly weapon Aggravated Robbery; Armed w/ dangerous weapon and Aggravated battery; Reckless deadly weapon cause grt body harm/disfig/death Criminal discharge of firearm; Occupied vehicle w great bodily harm; Bond $250,000

JOHN JAMES DAUGHERTY, 35, Manhattan,X DUI; INCAPABLE OF SAFELY DRIVING - 1ST 1 CONV LEAVING SCENE OF ACCIDENT; Bond $750

JOSHUA ADAM JONES, 30, Ogden, Failure to Appear; Bond $100

MARILYN ELIZABETH HOBBS, 35, Topeka, Failure to Appear; Bond $12,000

ERIC JOSHUA SWARTS, 41, Enterprise, Failure to Appear; Bond $10,000

THOMAS BRYAN FARRELL, 50, Manhattan, Failure to Appear; Bond $10,000