“This is a very sad and tragic case.”
WICHITA, Kan. – Authorities investigating the shooting deaths of an 8-year-old girl and her mother in their Wichita home said Tuesday they looking for the woman’s boyfriend.
Police found the bodies of 24-year-old Mickayla Sorell and her daughter, Natalia Lopez, on Monday while responding to a welfare check. Investigators said they believe the shooting occurred Saturday evening.
“This is a very sad and tragic case,” Capt. Jason Stephens told reporters.
Stephens said in a news conference that investigators have developed information that Sorell’s 25-year-old boyfriend, Daniel Lopez, may have been involved in the shooting. They are working to locate him, adding that he should be considered armed and dangerous.