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Posted on: October 5, 2022

Kansas City man, 23, charged in fatal Independence, MO, shooting on Saturday

For Immediate Release
Oct. 5, 2022

A Kansas City man, 23, has been charged in a fatal Independence, MO, shooting on Saturday of James P. Robertson, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Jordan Huff, 10/18/1998, faces Murder 2nd Degree and Armed Criminal Action charges.*

According to court records, Independence Police were dispatched to the 3900 block of S. Redwood Drive on a reported shooting. A woman met officers and told them a man had been shot in the residence. Three children were inside but unharmed. Emergency response crews determined the victim, Robertson, was deceased. He was found inside the residence. A witness told police that the defendant and victim were playing cards with others when the defendant shot the victim. Another witness stated the defendant stopped others frmo calling 911. A Ring doorbell camera showed the defendant leaving the apartment and a gun barrel muzzle is evident. .

Prosecutors requested a $250,000 cash bond. 

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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