News Flash

JCPAO Press Releases

Posted on: June 27, 2018

KC man charged in fatal shooting last Saturday at 28th and Kensington in KC

For Immediate Release

June 27, 2018

A 38-year-old Kansas City man has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting inside a residence in the 2800 block of Kensington in Kansas City last Saturday, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today. 

Rodreko V. Jennings, dob: 7/27/1979, faces Murder 2nd Degree and Armed Criminal Action charges.*

According to court records, Kansas City police responded to a residence in the 2800 block of Kensington Avenue on a reported shooting. They found the victim, Michael J. Hooker, fatally wounded by gunshots. A witness told police that the defendant had arrived at the residence early that day, June 23, 2018, and started yelling at the victim regarding a female. The victim began to show the defendant his phone and the defendant fired several shots. The defendant fled the scene. Another witness heard the shooting on the phone, while she talked to the victim. When she went to the residence, she found the victim dead on the floor, behind a couch.

Prosecutors requested a bond of $250,000 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.


Charging Document(s)
Facebook Twitter Google Plus Email

Other News in JCPAO Press Releases

KC man charged in April 30 homicide in KC

Posted on: September 29, 2017

16-year-old KC teen charged in 2016 murder

Posted on: December 23, 2016

KC man charged in Midtown carjacking

Posted on: November 4, 2016

KC man charged in rape of 14-year-old girl

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Charges in Grandview robbery

Posted on: April 20, 2016

Guilty plea in child death case

Posted on: April 13, 2016

KC man charged in KC car chase

Posted on: April 8, 2016

Police officer’s conviction upheld

Posted on: April 5, 2016

Charges filed in fatal KC shooting

Posted on: April 1, 2016

Charges filed in Independence murder

Posted on: March 31, 2016

Independence eluding leads to charges

Posted on: March 11, 2016

Sexual assault of 15-year-old

Posted on: March 9, 2016

Charges in weekend chase, crash

Posted on: March 6, 2016

Sword-wielding man leads police on chase

Posted on: February 25, 2016

Charges in Monday shooting

Posted on: February 24, 2016

Two charged in double homicide

Posted on: February 3, 2016

Manslaughter charges filed in 2015 wreck

Posted on: January 25, 2016

One charged in KC rape

Posted on: January 22, 2016

Charges in Jan. 9 gun slaying

Posted on: January 15, 2016

Messina honored by KCMBA

Posted on: January 8, 2016

Charges in Independence murder

Posted on: January 8, 2016

Charges in Grandview hit-and-run

Posted on: December 30, 2015

Solar energy theft involved area churches

Posted on: December 16, 2015