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Posted on: June 8, 2016

KC man charged in late Tuesday fatal shooting near 35th and Flora

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June 8, 2016

A 34-year-old KC man has been charged in the fatal shooting late Tuesday of Ricky Frazier, who was found shot in the 3500 block of Flora Avenue, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Dedrick D. Pickens, dob: 1/18/1982, faces Murder in the 2nd Degree, Assault in the 1st Degree, two counts of Armed Criminal Action, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Possession of a Controlled Substance.*

According to court records, police were alerted on Tuesday evening of shots fired in the 3500 block of Fora and found the victim, Ricky A. Frazier, 56, (dob: 8/6/1959) deceased at the scene. Another injured victim and witness told police Pickens had shot Frazier. Pickens refused to come out of the residence. He was later taken into custody at the scene.

Prosecutors have requested a bond of $250,000.

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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