For Immediate Release
Nov. 8, 2016
A 19-year-old Independence man has been charged in the Oct. 30 fatal shooting of Jacobsen L. Laumoli at an Independence residence, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Travon M. Williams faces Murder 2nd Degree and Armed Criminal Action charges.*
According to court records filed today, Williams took a gun belonging to a homeowner at the residence where a party was taking place and fired the weapon at the front door, striking the victim in the back. Several witnesses saw the defendant, who they knew as Trace, fire the shots.
Prosecutors requested a bond of $300,000.
For more information, contact:
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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.