For immediate release
June 15, 2016
A 20-year-old KC man has been charged in Sunday night fatal shooting near 66th and Park Avenue in Kansas City, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Cardell T. Scott, dob: 8/6/1995, faces Murder in the 2nd Degree, Armed Criminal Action, Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Armed Criminal Action charges.*
According to court records, the body of the victim, Thomas M. Fayne, was found in the driver's eat of his vehicle in the 6600 block of Park Avenue. He was been hit by gunshots. Two other victims in the vehicle, including a 2-year-old child, were not hit by gunfire. One told police she was in her vehicle when a suspect vehicle pulled up, stopped abruptly and a suspect got out and fired shots at Fayne. The vehicle sped off with the shooter. Witnesses led police to Scott. A witness identified him as the suspect who shot Fayne.
Prosecutors have requested a bond of $300,000 cash.
For more information, contact:
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Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office
Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor
Work : (816) 881-3812
Mobile: (816) 674-3954
*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.