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Teen arrested in Atchison homicide case

Posted: 1:58 PM, Sep 10, 2015
Updated: 2015-09-10 18:58:09Z

UPDATE, 1:56 p.m.: Dixon has been arrested and is in the Henry County Jail, according to Mitchell McCoy of KQ2 in St. Joseph.

 

 

ORIGINAL STORY: The Atchison Police Department is still looking for a teen wanted for a homicide that happened Wednesday night.

Police say the homicide happened at 6 p.m. Wednesday near a gas station on 9th and Division.

Officers are looking for 19-year-old Terell Dixon, who is accused of shooting a 24-year-old man.

As a result of the homicide, Benedictine College was placed on lockdown until 6 a.m. on Thursday. 

Police are encouraging anyone who sees suspicious activity to contact them.

Residents should also take precautions, including locking doors on both their cars and homes. 

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