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Posted on: January 8, 2018

Davonte Gordon pleads guilty in 2015 homicide in KC's Peace Park

For Immediate Release

Jan. 8, 2017

A 22-year-old Kansas City man has pleaded guilty in the 2015 fatal shooting of Kameron Gay in Kansas City's Peace Park, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Davonte Gordon, dob: 1/31/1995, pleaded guilty to Murder in the 2nd Degree and Armed Criminal Action. He was sentenced to 15 years and 3 years in prison on the convictions. The sentences are to run concurrently.

Gay, 20, was found on the evening of Sept. 16, 2015, on the ground in Peace Park, near Armour and Harrison in Kansas City's Midtown. He had been shot and later died of his wounds.

Jackson County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Jordan Bergus prosecuted the case on behalf of the state of Missouri.

 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

mmansur@jacksongov.org

http://jacksoncountyprosecutor.com

*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.

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