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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Lee's Summit teen charged in fatal shooting in August in Raytown

For Immediate Release

Sept. 9, 2020

A Lee’s Summit teen has been charged in the fatal shooting of Lucas Jester in August in Raytown, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Xzaveion King, dob: 11/4/2002, faces Murder 2nd Degree.*

According to court records, Raytown Police Department officers on Aug. 10, 2020, were dispatched to the 8400 block of Lane Drive where they found 19-year-old Lucas N. Jester, deceased in a vehicle. He had been shot. The defendant told Raytown police that he and a friend had gone to meet the victim, Jester, for a drug deal. When they were inspecting the drugs, the defendant told police he heard a shot. 

This is the second defendant charged in the fatal shooting.

Prosecutors requested a bond $100,000 cash.

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

mmansur@jacksongov.org

http://jacksoncountyprosecutor.com

*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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