Victims of Saturday homicide on I-70 identified

The victims of a homicide at 8:50 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at 57th and I-70 have been identified.

According to the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department spokesman, the victims were Talisha Fay Johnson, 41, and Anthony Michael Johnson, 38, both of Overland Park, Kansas.

The suspect, Isaiah Montez Taylor, 21, of Overland Park, was arrested and charged with two counts each of first-degree murder and aggravated endangerment of a child, as well as criminal discharge of a firearm, according to the police spokesman.

Police think the situation stemmed from a domestic dispute, according to the spokesman.

Police officers responded to the 57th Street off-ramp from westbound I-70 about 8:50 p.m. Saturday, May 30. When they arrived, they found two persons who were deceased and had apparent gunshot wounds, the spokesman stated. Two juveniles there were unharmed.

The Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Bureau is investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS, according to police.

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