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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Man firing rifle near 39th and Main on Monday charged with felonies for firing weapon

For Immediate Release

Aug. 1, 2017

A 57-year-old Kansas City man has been charged with Unlawful Use of Weapon and another felony for firing a weapon Monday in a busy Midtown Kansas City neighborhood, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Brent A. Lambi, dobA: 5/19/1970, faces Unlawful Use of a Weapon, a Class B felony, and Armed Criminal Action.*

According to court records, Kansas City police responded on Monday morning to reports of gunshots being fired in the area of 39th and Main Street. They contact Lambi who stated he had fired a weapon to get police attention. An assault rifle and ammunition were recovered from the area. Victim's told police they were driving in the area when Lambi, standing in front of 3945 Main, raised an assault rifle and fired. Neither victim or their vehicle was struck. Another victim reported his front tire was flattened by a shot. A witness reported hearing at least six gunshots and seeing Lambi shooting a rifle. 

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.

Prosecutors requested a $75,000 bond.


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