TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Shawnee County District Attorney Mike Kagay filed criminal charges against a second person connected to a late-night April 4 shooting, according to a Wednesday afternoon news release.
Topeka police responded to Fifth and Western streets and found 28-year-old D’Angelo Payne dead from a gunshot injury to the head.
District Attorney Kagay filed charges against Diquan Clayton for:
- First degree murder
- Conspiracy to commit first degree murder
- Criminal discharge of a firearm into an occupied vehicle
After the initial April investigation, officers also arrested co-defendant James Boatwright on charges of first degree murder, firing a gun into an occupied car and violating Governor Laura Kelly’s Stay At Home order.
Both Boatwright and Clayton are being held on a $1 million bond and await trial.