For Immediate Release
July 4, 2020
A 29-year-old Kansas City, KS, man has been charged with Murder 1st Degree in the fatal shooting on Thursday night at 35th and Prospect Avenue, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Ba,ker announced today.
Nerville Awuh, dob: 9/18/1990, faces Murder 1st Degree and Armed Criminal Action charges.*
According to court records filed today, Kansas City police responded a bit after 10 p.m. to a Conoco gas station near 35th and Prospect Avenue on a reported shooting. They found the victim, Pierre C. Hill-Williams, dob: /9/1993, fatally wounded. The video surveillance at the gas station showed the suspect and the victim have a short verbal exchange. Later, the suspect is seen on video raising an arm and shooting the victim in the back of the head. The suspect then leaves in the vehicle he arrived in earlier. Police detectives determined his vehicle was one the defendant rented from Enterprise and determined the debit card used to purchase items at the store was the defendants.
Prosecutors requested a $400,000 cash bond.
For more information, contact:
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 guilty.