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Posted on: April 6, 2020

KC man, 24, faces Murder 2nd Degree, other felony charges in early-Sunday fatal shooting

For Immediate Release

April 6, 2020

A Kansas City man, 24, has been charged in the early-Sunday fatal shooting of Monrico Roseberry in an apartment near 80th and Campbell in Kansas City, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Shimari Frierson, dob: 1/20/1996, faces Murder 2nd Degree, Burglary 1st Degree and Armed Criminal Action.*

According to court records filed today, Kansas City  police responded in the early morning of April 5, 2020, to an apartment complex in the area of 80th and Campbell. Inside a second-floor apartment, police found the victim, deceased in a seated position, on the living room sofa. The defendant and at least one other person forced their way into the apartment, seeking what they believed was a large amount of money there. During their attempt, the victim was shot and killed. A witness identified the defendant for police and gave a description of the vehicle and the events that led up to the attempted burglary.

Prosecutors requested a $250,000 bond.

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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