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Garden City police make arrest in fatal shooting

A Garden City man has been arrested and murder charges will be requested in a fatal shooting that took place last week.

According to a release from Garden City Police, 31-year-old Marcus William Roady was arrested early Monday and lodged in the Finney County Jail.

Roady was arrested in connection to the shooting death of 69-year-old Ernest Ortiz.

Ortiz was found just before 11 p.m. on September 12 on the east parking lot entrance to the El Conquistador Restaurant that he owned. He died at St. Catherine Hospital.

Police noted that the preliminary investigation has revealed that robbery could be a motive behind the shooting. The investigation continues.

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