One dead, one arrested after early morning shooting in Junction City

A man has now been arrested following an early morning shooting in Junction City which resulted in one man’s death.
Published: Oct. 2, 2022 at 10:08 AM CDT
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JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (WIBW) - A man has now been arrested following an early morning shooting in Junction City which resulted in one man’s death.

The Junction City Police Department says that around 2 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2, officials were called to the 900 block of N Washington St. with reports of gunshots fired in the area.

When officials arrived, they said they found Justin J. Rose, 38, of Junction City, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was rushed to Geary Community Hospital where medical staff pronounced him dead.

At about 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2, the Junction City Police Department arrested 34 year-old Joshua Sturgis on charges of 2nd Degree Murder and 2 Counts of Aggravated Assault.

The Missouri Highway Patrol located and initiated a traffic stop on Mr. Sturgis, detaining him in Saint Charles County Missouri, where he is being held on $1,000,000 bond pending extradition, according to the JCPD.