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Posted on: October 17, 2018

KC 18-year-old charged after hiding gun in Plaza shooting

For Immediate  Release

Oct. 17, 2018

An 18-year-old Kansas City man has been charged with Tampering with Physical Evidence after trying to hide gun following Plaza shooting, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Quinton Shelby, dob: 5/9/2000, faces Tampering With Physical Evidence in Felony Prosecution.*

According to court records, on Oct. 16, 2018, Kansas City police responded to the 200 block of West 47th  Street on a report of shots fired. A witness said several persons, including the defendant, were walking in the area when one person in the group fired shots at two males. The entire group ran. The person who fired the shots handed a gun to the defendant who hid it in some mulch. Detectives recovered the gun and rounds from the gun matched evidence recovered from the crime scene. The gun was reported stolen from Lee's Summit.

Prosecutors requested a $35,000 bond.

The case remains under investigation.

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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