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Posted on: June 23, 2023

KC man sentenced to 29 years in prison for fatal shooting in March 2022

For Immediate Release
June 23, 2023

A Kansas City, 24, has been sentenced to 29 years in prison for the fatal shooting in March 2022 of Anthony Villareal in the northeast area of Kansas City, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

A Jackson County judge on Thursday sentenced Gerald R. Robinson II, dob: 10/8/1998, to 26 years on a Murder 2nd Degree conviction and three years on a conviction of Armed Criminal Action. The defendant 

According to court records, Kansas City police responded on March 25, 2022, to the area of 24th and Quincy. They found the victim suffering from numerous gunshot wounds nearby. Surveillance video showed victim walking in the area of 24th and Denver when a maroon vehicle is shown on video chasing him until the suspect leaves the vehicle and chases victim, shooting him several times. Police identified the vehicle as registered to the defendant. A search of the vehicle revealed clothing in it that matched the clothing that the suspect shooter was wearing.

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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