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Posted on: October 26, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Jackson County jury today finds Issac Fisher guilty in triple homicide in 2018

For Immediate Release
Oct. 26, 2022

A Jackson County jury today convicted Issac Fisher, 39, of multiple felonies, including two Murder 1st Degree charges, for a violent rampage in 2018 that killed three and injured a 4-year-old, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

The jury convicted Fisher, dob: 3/16/1983, of two Murder 1st Degree charges, and Murder 2nd Degree, and these charges: six Armed Criminal Actions,  three Burglary 1st Degrees. three Unlawful Use of a Weapons and two Endangering the Welfare of a Child.*

The defendant will be sentenced on Dec. 19, although the Murder 1st Degree convictions require life without parole sentences.

According to court records, police were first called to the 9000 block of Kentucky Avenue in Kansas City about 9:24 a.m. on a reported shooting. A woman reported her daughter-in-law had been shot by her son, the defendant. Witnesses at the residence told police that the defendant had arrived there and had argued with the first victim. Then the witness stated she heard four to five gunshots and found the victim on the bathroom floor suffering from gunshot wounds. The defendant was seen leaving the room holding a handgun. A short time later, police in Raytown located a vehicle reportedly taken from the first crime scene on Kentucky Avenue. A witness on Laurel Avenue in Raytown told police that her finance's brother was the defendant. He had come to the residence and kicked in the door before taking a second vehicle, a white Chevrolet Traverse. About 9:37 a.m. Sunday, police in Raytown responded to the 5700 block of Elm, where they found another victim suffering from gunshot wounds. That victim was reported to be the step-brother of the defendant. A 4-year-old girl also had been shot, while a 1-year-old was present but did not sustain injuries. A witness stated the suspect in the shooting was seen leaving the residence carrying a rifle over his shoulder. He fled in a white Traverse. And at 10;28 a.m., Kansas City police responded to a shooting near 112th and Eastern. The victim found there by police was reportedly a cousin of the defendant. While still alive, the victim told a witness that a man named "Big" had shot him. The defendant goes by the nickname "Big."  Police located the white Traverse behind a nearby residence. Ballistics of shell casings at three homicide scenes matched. 

Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys Theresa Crayon and Caitlin Brock prosecuted the case on behalf of the state of Missouri prosecuted the case on behalf of the state of Missouri.

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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