For Immediate Release
Jan. 17, 2021
A Kansas City woman, 21, charged in fatal shooting of Keith Lars near the 500 block of Benton Boulevard in Kansas City on Jan. 13, 2021, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Tityana Coppage, dob: 12/14/1999, faces Murder 2nd Degree and Armed Criminal Action charges.*
According to court records, Kansas City police found a shooting victim in the back of grey Toyota near Virginia Avenue and Admiral Boulevard. Police determined the shooting had occurred near the 500 block of Benton Boulevard. Police found 23 shell casings of two types near the crime scene near the 500 block of Benton Boulevard. The defendant told police that she knew the victim would be near Independence Avenue and Benton. She met him there and followed him. The victim pulled out a gun and started firing at another vehicle and she fired from her vehicle, hitting the victim.
Prosecutors requested a $200,000 cash bond.
For more information, contact:
Director of Communication
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.