$1,000 reward offered for information on murder suspect

Lyon County Crime Stoppers announced this morning that they are offering a $1,000 cash reward for information regarding a murder suspect.

Gabino Ruiz-Ascensio, is wanted in connection with first-degree murder in the shooting death of 24-year old Adrian Peralta. The shooting occurred on April 13.

Ruiz-Ascencio is described as a Hispanic male who is 26 years old and stands approximately 5-feet-6 and weighs around 165 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He has multiple defining tattoos, and is a documented gang member.

Ruiz is considered armed and dangerous. It was initially believed to have fled to Mexico, but now it is believed that he may be in the Emporia, Dodge City or Ark City areas.

Ruiz-Ascensio left the scene of the shooting in a stolen truck that still hasn t been recovered. The truck is a white 1991 GMC Sierra.

If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at 342-2273.


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