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Posted on: August 5, 2016

KC man faces 1st Degree Murder charge in July 14 fatal shooting

A 27-year-old Kansas City man faces multiple felony charges, including Murder in the 1st Degree, in connection with the July 14 fatal shooting of Javon Looney and another victim, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Justin G. Harrison, dob: 7/26/1989, faces Murder in the 1st Degree, Assault in the 1st Degree and two counts of Armed Criminal Action.*

According to court records filed today, Javon Looney and another shooting victim were found by police at a residence in the 5700 block of E. 39th Street. Witnesses stated a man who exited a green Firebird with a handgun, walked up to victims, exchanged words, and shot the victims several times. He then left in the vehicle. But the vehicle stopped, he got back out and fired more shots. Another witness identified Harrison as the shooter.

Prosecutors have requested a bond of $750,000.

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.

Justin Harrison Charging Document(s)
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