Man sentenced to prison for drive-by shooting that led to the death of KCKPD Captain Melton

Posted at 3:09 PM, Nov 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-18 16:09:05-05

The man charged in a drive-by shooting that led to the death of KCK Police Captain Robert “Dave” Melton was sentenced to 21 months in prison on Friday.

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Daquan Sipple pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated assault, one count of criminal discharge of a firearm and one count of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer.

He also admitted to firing shots in the drive-by shooting in July.

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Captain Melton was responding to the shooting when Jamaal Lewis shot and killed him. Sipple was already in police custody when that happened.



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