For Immediate Release
Oct. 6, 2016
A 24-year-old Lee's Summit man has been charged in the fatal shooting of his brother on Wednesday in a Lee's Summit residence, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Lawrence E. Barr, dob: 1/6/1992, faces Involuntary Manslaughter in the 1st Degree and Armed Criminal Action charges.*
According to court records filed today, the defendant told Lee's Summit Police detectives that he accidentally shot his brother as his brother was in the bathroom of a Lee's Summit residence on NE Magellan Wednesday. The victim was with his two-year-old son and they were brushing their teeth when Barr shot his brother. Barr then left the residence, disposed of the handgun and returned home.
Prosecutors have requested a $100,000 bond.
For more information, contact:
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.