For Immediate Release
July 27., 2022
Felony charges filed in the July 4, 2022, fatal shooting of Carlos Martinez-Ramirez whose body was found in the 8900 block of Longview Road in south Kansas City, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced this evening.
Jairo Garcia-Perez, dob: 12/12/1997, faces Murder 2nd Degree and Armed Criminal Action charges.*
According to court records filed today, on July 4, 2022, Kansas City police officers responded to the 8900 block of Longview Road in regard to a person on the ground. Officers arrived and observed the victim, a 30-year-old Hispanic man, suffering from wounds. He later died of his injuries. A witness told police that he saw a white van drive by and the victim and two or three males exit it. Another witness advised police officers that the victim and defendant had had issues in the past. A witness reported the victim had struck the defendant with his fist. And a witness reported the victim struck the defendant with his fist, and the defendant shot the victim several times. Detectives recovered 9 mm shell casings from the scene. The defendant told police he shot the victim, then tossed his gun alongside the road.
Prosecutors requested a bond of $200.000.
For more information, contact:
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.