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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Jury convicts Joshua Randolph in fatal shooting in August 2015

For Immediate Release

Sept. 14, 2018

A Jackson County jury on Friday convicted Joshua Randolph in the fatal shooting of Justin J. Bultler in August 2015, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Joshua Randolph, dob: 11/18/1980, was convicted of Murder 2nd Degree, Assualt 1st Degree, Unlawful Use of a Weapon and three counts of Armed Criminal Action.*

According to court records, Kansas City police were dispatched to the 3400 block of Park Avenue in Kansas City on a shots-fired call. They found three victims wounded by gunshots. One of those victims was pronounced deceased at the scene. Several spent shell casings were found in the area and a silver driver's side mirror was found in the street.The mirror matched damage to a vehicle connected to the defendant and a relative. Surviving victims of the crimes identified the defendant as one of the persons shooting into the reisdence on Park.

The defendant will be sentenced on Dec. 7, 2018. 

Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys Jeremy Baldwin and Crispin Rea 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

*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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