Homicide

Records show 4 suspects charged as police investigate deadly gun shop robbery attempt

Court records show that four suspects in a botched gun shop robbery that left one person dead now face first-degree murder charges in Kansas.

The Kansas City Star (http://bit.ly/1xT0slC ) reports that all four men were being held Sunday in lieu of $500,000 bonds. All are 18 or 19 years old and are from Missouri.

Shawnee, Kansas, police said Friday that 44-year-old store John Bieker died after the shooting at She's a Pistol, which caters to female gun owners. Police said gunfire erupted after four men tried to rob Bieker and his wife, Rebecca.

Police said that three of the suspects were also wounded. Rebecca Bieker wasn't shot but sustained minor injuries.

The newspaper reports Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe declined to comment Sunday on the charges.

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Information from: The Kansas City Star, http://www.kcstar.com