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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Kansas City man charged in Oct. 30, 2016, fatal shooting outside KC club

For Immediate Release

April 12, 2017

Kansas City man charged in Oct. 30, 2016, fatal shooting outside KC club, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Juan J. Bravo-Leon, dob: 7/5/1992, faces Murder 2nd Degree, Assault 1st Degree and two counts of Armed Criminal Action.*

According to court records, Kansas City police responded in the early morning of Oct. 30, 2016 to the parking lot of the Palmeras Night Club, 6900 Executive Drive. They found the victim, Andres Garcia-Jiminez, in the parking lot. Witnesses said that the defendant and victim had bumped into each other inside the club and argued. When the victim left the club, the defendant approached him in the parking lot, then fired into the ground. He then fired more shots, hitting the victim int he chest, a witness stated.  Bravo told police he accidentally shot the victim when he approached him after the two earlier  were involved in a physical altercation.

Prosecutors requested a bond of $250,000.

For more information, contact:

Michael Mansur

Director of Communication

Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office

Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor

Work   : (816) 881-3812

Mobile: (816) 674-3954

mmansur@jacksongov.org

http://jacksoncountyprosecutor.com

*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.

 

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