Man charged with murder in April 14 shooting death

Leopoldo Loya-Bustillos

Leopoldo Loya-Bustillos, 32, was charged with first-degree murder and aggravated battery today in connection with the April 14 shooting death of Oscar Sanchez.

The shooting occurred in the 6500 block of K-32 Highway in Kansas City, Kan., according to the district attorney’s office.  Sanchez was taken by a private vehicle to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. The original police report indicated that the shooting took place near I-70 and I-635.

Loya-Bustillos, also known as Omar Loya Peinado, was also charged with one count of aggravated battery in connection with shooting a second person. Charges were filed this afternoon by Wyandotte County District Attorney Jerome Gorman.

Loya-Bustillos is in custody in the Wyandotte County Jail. Bond was set at $1 million.

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