For Immediate Release
May 6, 2022
A 23-year-old Kansas City man has been charged in connection with the April 12, 2022, fatal shooting of Alfred Brown in Kansas City outside a Family Dollar store, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Lionel L. Bolton, dob:8/30/1998, faces Murder 2nd Degree, Unlawful Use of a Weapon and two counts of Armed Criminal Action.*
According to court records, Kansas City police were dispatched to the area of 39th and Indiana on a shooting. Officers located a vehicle, with the victim inside, outside the Family Dollar store near 39th and Indiana. Witnesses told police that the defendant had gone into the store and withdrawn cash before he went to the victim's car. A witness said the sound of gunfire was heard, and the defendant left the vehicle. Detectives confirmed a card associated with the defendant was used at the ATM and phone records showed the defendant phone was at the homicide location.
Prosecutors requested a bond of $250,000 cash only.
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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 guilty.