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Posted on: June 9, 2020

KC man, 26, charged in fatal shooting at 41st and Troost Avenue on Sunday

For Immediate Release

June 9, 2020

A 26-year-old Kansas City man has been charged in the fatal shooting of Matthew Cox on early  Sunday morning outside an apartment near 41st and Troost Avenue, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Khalid Heron-Boone, dob: 5/12/1994, faces Murder 2nd Degree, Robbery 1st Degree and two counts of Armed Criminal Action.*

According to court records, Kansas City police responded to the area of 41st and Troost Avenue on Sunday evening and found the victim, who had suffered gunshots in the chest. The victim’s pockets were turned out.  A witness told police that he and the victim were in the parking lot when he heard, he believed, the defendant say something after a gunshot. Then the witness saw a vehicle that the defendant’s brother drives move out  of the parking lot.  Another witness told police that the defendant and another person talked about robbing the victim. The defendant later came back into the apartment building, a witness stated, and he said to call police because the victim had been robbed and shot. 

Prosecutors requested a $200,000 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 has pleaded.

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