One Ft. Riley Soldier Killed, Another in Jail

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) _ A Fort Riley soldier is due in court Monday in the weekend shooting death of another soldier in Junction City.

Police said the shooting late Saturday night in an apartment building left 21-year-old Christian Quinones dead of a chest wound. He was taken to Geary Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police arrested 27-year-old Castulo Salas on a charge of involuntary manslaughter early yesterday. He was taken to the Geary County jail and held without bond. Salas is expected to make his first court appearance Monday.

An autopsy was scheduled. No other details about the shooting were released.

Details about the soldiers' rank and military career was not immediately available.

Fort Riley is home to more than 15,000 soldiers and the First Infantry Division.


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