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Posted on: July 4, 2020

KCK man charged in fatal shooting Thursday night at 35th and Prospect Avenue

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:

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 guilty.



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