For Immediate Release
Jan. 23, 2019
A Kansas City man, 23, has been charged in 2017 fatal shooting of Orland Gentry on Troost Avenue, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Luis A. Reyes, dob:3/24/1995, faces Murder 1st Degree and Armed Criminal Action charges.
According to court records filed today, a witness told police that the defendant had told him he had killed Gentry near 50th and Troost in May 2018. Another witness identified the defendant as the shooter of Gentry and a third witness also identified the defendant with 80 percent certainty as the person who shot Gentry.
Prosecutors requested a bond of $250,000.
For more information, contact:
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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.