Police are investigating the first murder in Salina in 2023.
According to the Salina Police Department, early Sunday morning dispatch received a call about a shooting that occurred in a residence in the 200 block of S. 10th Street. Salina Police officers and Salina Emergency Medical personnel responded and located a Salina man with a gunshot wound.
This person, identified as 35-year Cory Dale Riley of Salina, was transported to Salina Regional Health Center where he underwent surgery. Unfortunately, the victim succumbed to his injury.
Salina Police say they have made an arrest in the case. 30-year-old Tyler Stanfield was booked into the Saline County Jail on charges which could include:
- Murder, First Degree
- Felon in Possession of a Firearm
- Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm
- Possession of a Firearm by an Addicted Person
- Possession of Methamphetamine
- Possession of Marijuana
- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
This investigation is on-going by officers and detectives of the Salina Police Department, with the assistance of the Kansas Bureau of Investigation.
If you have any information concerning this homicide, call Crimestoppers at 825-TIPS. You can also make
an online tip at: https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=950#. Tipsters may also contact the Salina Police Department at (785) 826-7210, or Det. Randy Constantino, case 2023-2075.
You could receive a cash reward of up to $1,000.