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Posted on: July 2, 2018

Grandview woman, 31, charged in shooting at Troost Avenue barber shop

For Immediate Release

July 2, 2018

A Grandview woman who was working as a hair stylist in a barber shop on Troost Avenue has been charged in connection with the shooting of a customer inside the shop, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Sabriah U. Brewster, dob: 7/19/1986, faces Assault 1st Degree and Armed Criminal Action charges.*

According to court documents, Kansas City police officers responded to a barber shop in the 3400 block of Troost Avenue in Kansas City in the evening on Saturday (June 30, 2018) on a reported shooting. They found the scene bloody and abandoned. A man reported from Research Hospital he had been shot there by the defendant, who was working as a hair stylist at the time. He told police he made a hair appointment with her earlier in the day. She was cutting someone else's hair, when she pointed a gun at the victim. He had a weapon on him but told police at no time did he have it in view. He added that he had no relationship with the defendant and had been in no argument. The defendant told police that she did not know a shooting had occureed there and had never seen a shooting and had not shot anyone.

Prosecutors requested a bond of $100,000 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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