For Immediate Release
Dec. 2, 2022
Felony charges have been filed against 62-year-old Kansas City man who fired shots from his vehicle, fatally wounding man on the street, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Andrew Harold Bostic, dob: 6/22/1960, faces Unlawful Use of a Weapon and Armed Criminal Action charges.*
According to court records, Kansas City police were dispatched officers to the area of Armour Blvd and Broadway after the victim was found unresponsive in the street. Emergency responders determined the victim was deceased. Video surveillance from the area showed the defendant's vehicle on Broadway. The vehicle is stationary while the victim interacts with it. The victim is punching the air or shadow boxing but no one is near him. Then, the victim throws a traffic cone at the vehicle. He doubles over and stumbles as he tries to run away. He collapses on the sidewalk. Detectives located the vehicle in the parking lot of a building on Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. The suspect told police that he fired a shot as a warning.
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.