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Posted on: December 22, 2016

Teen charged in Burlington Coat Factory carjacking and shooting in Independence

For Immediate Release

Dec. 22, 2016

A Kansas City teen was charged today in a Burlington Coat Factory carjacking and shooting in Independence on Wednesday evening, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced.

Drevon U. Davis, dob: 10/03/1999, faces Assault 1st Degree,  Attempted Robbery 1st Degree and two counts of Armed Criminal Action.*

According to court records filed today, Davis and  two other suspects approached a woman and demanded her Audi. When she said no one of them fired at her, hitting her in the chest. She was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. Independence and Kansas City police tracked the suspects to a residence on E. 42nd in Kansas City. Davis told police that he and a juvenile and another suspect he declined to identify had gone to Burlington Coat Factory intending to carjack someone. They spotted the Audi and approached the victim with a gun. When she said, "No," he fired a shot but didn't believe he hit her. They left the area and stole a Nissan. He had the keys to that car when he was found by police.

Prosecutors have requested a bond of $200,000.

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.

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