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Posted on: November 3, 2021

KC man charged in fatal shooting of ex-girlfriend Kailey Love

For Immediate Release
Nov. 3, 2021

A Kansas City man faces charges related to the fatal shooting on May 23, 2021 of  Kailey Love, who police found in a parking lot in the 8500 block of E. Winner Road in Kansas City, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters  Baker announced today.

Malyck Weaver, dob: 1/1/1996, faces Murder 2nd Degree, Unlawful Use of a Weapon and two counts of Armed Criminal Action.*

According to court records, police responded to the 8500 block of E. Winner Road on a reported shooting. The caller told dispatch that he had shot his ex-girlfriend. Officers found Kailey Love on the ground near two vehicles. She was declared deceased at the scene. The defendant identified himself when police called the person who called dispatch. He told detectives that the victim and defendant had been in an argument that had continued to the gas station parking lot, leading to the defendant shooting her. Witnesses heard two gunshots. 

Prosecutors requested a bond of $150,000 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

*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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