For Immediate Release
Jan. 24, 2023
A Lee's Summit man, 31, has been charged in connection with a domestic assault that also involved firing a handgun inside and outside a Lee's Summit residence that the suspect later failed to come out of after police surrounded the residence, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Kevin L. Williams, dob: 7/7/1991, faces Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Armed Criminal Action and Domestic Assault 3rd Degree.*
According to court records filed today, Lee's Summit police were dispatched early to the 900 block of Bristol Drive in Lee's Summit on a reported disturbance. The suspect was reportedly armed. Neighbors reported hearing shots. Officers were able to get others out of the residence and set up a perimeter. The victim told police the defendant threatened to kill her, hit her with a moving car door in the driveway and fired shots inside and outside the residence. Hours later the defendant was found in a closet. Officers said he appeared to be high on drugs.
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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.