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Posted on: July 12, 2023

Kansas City man charged in fatal shooting Monday morning along U.S. 40 Highway

For Immediate Release
July 12, 2023

A Kansas City man faces multiple felony charges for a fatal shooting on Monday morning along East U.S. 40 Highway, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Tyrell Young faces Murder 2nd Degree, Unlawful Use of a Weapon and two counts of Armed Criminal Action.*

According to court records, Kansas City police officers were dispatched to the 7300 block of East U.S. 40 Highway on a reported shooting Monday morning. They found a male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Witnesses told police that the defendant had come to a business at that location and was irate and threating to kill a man. The defendant pulled a handgun at one point. Other witnesses identified the defendant as a man who had brought a Camaro to the auto business. Video surveillance showed the defendant arriving at the shop and asking the victim to get ahold of another man. The defendant can be seen walking toward the victim as he talks about a TV being gone from his vehicle. The defendant tells the victim to call the man, lifts his shirt in front and seconds later a shot is heard. The defendant continues to shoot victim multiple times. A handgun is observed to fall from the defendant's pocket.

Prosecutors recommended a $200,000 cash bond.

For more information, contact:

Michael Mansur, 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 pleads guilty.


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