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Posted on: March 12, 2018

Second KC man charged in shooting at KCPD officer in KC earlier this month

For Immediate Release

March 12, 2018

A second Kansas City man has been charged for attempting to shoot at a law enforcement officer in Kansas City earlier in March, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Shawn M. Brown, dob: 8/15/1990, faces Assault 1st Degree, a Class A felony; three counts of Armed Criminal Action; Unlawful Use of a Weapon; and Resisting Arrest.*

According to court records, KC Police Department officers were in the 2500 block of Chelsea Avenue in Kansas City when a vehicle fled from police. During the pursuit a passenger leaned out the window and fired multiple shots at the police vehicle following the suspect vehicle. Gunfire struck the vehicle on the driver's side front bumper. A witness identified a shooter. That suspect identified Brown as one of the shooters. Brow was taken into custody and identified the other suspect as the one shooting at a residence on Chelsea. He stated he has three weapons in his possession at the time of the shooting. 

Prosecutors requested a bond of $150,000 cash.

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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