LAWRENCE, Kansas (AP) — Prosecutors will be able to use incriminating statements made by a Lawrence man charged in a deadly apartment shooting.
The Lawrence Journal World reports that Douglas County District Judge Paula Martin ruled Friday that the statements are admissible in court. Thirty-year-old Dustin D. Walker is charged with first-degree murder in the March killing of 39-year-old Patrick Roberts.
The probable cause statement says the shooting happened while Walker was attempting to commit aggravated burglary.
Walker is being held in Douglas County Jail on a $1 million bond. He will next appear in court on Oct. 27, when a date for his jury trial will be set.