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Posted on: November 6, 2023

KC man charged in fatal shooting in August inside KC residence

For Immediate Release
Nov. 6, 2023

A Kansas City man has been charged in connection with a fatal shooting in August this year inside a Kansas City residence, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Anthony T. Adams faces Involuntary Manslaughter 1st Degree and Armed Criminal Action charges.*

According to court records, on Aug. 13, 2023, nearly 6 p.m., Kansas City police were dispatched to a reported shooting. Officers entered the house and observed the defendant standing in the front room. He spontaneously uttered, "It was an accident, it was an accident." The defendant called 911 for help and stated on those calls that he shot the victim.

For more information, contact:

Michael Mansur 

Director of Communication 

Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office 

Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor 

(816) 881-3812 

(816) 674-3954 

mmansur@jacksongov.org 

http://jacksoncountyprosecutor.com 


*Charges are only accusations, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or pleads guilty.

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