Friday, May 27, 2022

Update: Arrest made in Pittsburg Kansas murder

During the on-going investigation into the shooting of Stephanie Short and Velma Cubie on May 13, 2022 in Pittsburg, it was determined multiple individuals exchanged gunfire resulting in the death of Short and the injury to Cubie.

This investigation led to the development of Dominik Samuel Short as one of the shooting suspects. An arrest warrant was issued for Dominik Short on May 18, 2022. On May 26, 2022, at approximately 5:34 p.m., Dominik Short was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals in Springfield, Missouri pursuant to this arrest warrant.

He is being charged with Murder in the 1st Degree, Criminal Discharge of a Firearm at an Occupied Building, Aggravated Battery, and Aggravated Assault. Dominik Short is being held in Missouri awaiting extradition back to Kansas.

This investigation is on-going and anyone with information pertaining to this investigation is urged to contact the Pittsburg Police Department at 620-231-1700, or at our tip line, 620-231-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous.

Homicide Investigation
Thursday, May 27, 2022
Released by Lt. Rebekah Lynch

Disclaimer: Arrest records are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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