For Immediate Release
May 5, 2021
A Grandview man, 21, has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of Roosevelt Williamson on May 2, 2021 in Grandview, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Davion Lamont Fugate, dob: 1/17/1999, faces Murder 2nd Degree and Armed Criminal Action charges.*
According to court records, Grandview police were called to the area of 129th and Byars Road in Grandview on a reported shooting. They found the victim deceased in his vehicle that had crashed into a tree. The victim, later identified as Roosevelt Williamson, had been shot. Grandview police determined from witnesses and surveillance video from the area that the defendant chased after the victim’s car as the victim attempted to flee, firing shots and endangering not only the victim but other citizens in the area. When the car crashed video shows the defendant ran up to the vehicle and then two additional shots could be heard.
Prosecutors requested a $250,000 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.