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Posted on: June 21, 2019

KC man charged in fatal shooting this week at 41st and Monroe of Caprice Hardy

For Immediate Release

June 21, 2019

A Kansas City man has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting Tuesday of Caprice Hardy, who was found on the sidewalk in the 4100 block of Monroe Avenue in Kansas City, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Johathan D. Pendleton, dob: 3/26/1992, faces Murder 2nd Degree, Unlawful Use of a Weapon and two counts of Armed Criminal Action.*

According to court records, police, responding to a reported shooting, found the victim on the sidewalk in the 4100 block of Monroe. He had been shot several times. A witness observed a gold GMC in the area and heard and saw gunshots coming from the vehicle, as the victim fell to the ground. A second witness saw a similar color vehicle right after hearing multiple shots. Shell casings were found at the scene. Police found a gold Chevy Tahoe in the driveway of a residence in the 4300 block of Askew Ave. A woman told police her son, the suspect, had driven the vehicle that day. Surveillance video from the area of the shooting showed a gold SUV, similar to the Tahoe, driving north on Monroe at 41st. Another witness told police that the suspect was driving a gold Tahoe the day of the shooting 

Prosecutors have requested a bond of $250,000 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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