For Immediate Release
Sept. 30, 2022
A 64-year-old Blue Springs, MO, man has been charged in the fatal shooting on Thursday of Gregory D. Ultican inside a Blue Springs residence, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Jeffrey A. Ultican, dob: 01/05/1958 faces Murder 2nd Degree and Armed Criminal Action charges.*
According to court records, Blue Springs Police officers were dispatched to the 600 block of SW 17th Street in Blue Springs on a shooting. A family member of the defendant told police that the defendant had shot the victim, the defendant's cousin. Police recovered a loaded weapon and a small amount of methamphetamine. Witnesses told police the defendant had been on Meth in recent days. Both victim and defendant had recently been arguing. A witness told police that the defendant stated that family members had forced him to shoot the victim.
Prosecutors requested a $250,000 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 guilty.