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Posted on: August 16, 2022

KC man, 19, charged with felonies for firing a weapon into a vehicle

For Immediate Release
Aug. 16, 2022

A Kansas City man, 19, faces felony charges for firing a weapon from one vehicle into another, injuring a passenger, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Jeremy D. Brown Jr, dob: 5/8/2003, Unlawful Use of a Weapon and  Armed Criminal Action charges.*

According to court records filed today, Lee's Summit police officers responded on Aug. 15, 2022 on a reported shooting in Lee's Summit. On arrival, they contacted the juvenile victim, who was shot in the back. The victim was transported to the hospital. A witness told police that the defendant was in confrontation with a group of people. That led to a chase and during that chase the defendant fired a weapon from the vehicle into another vehicle. Detectives interviewed the defendant who told them he fired up to eight shots from a vehicle. He stated he had no intention of hurting anyone but wanted to scare them. 

Prosecutors requested a bond of $75,000 secured.

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 guilty.

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