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Posted on: July 25, 2020

Kansas City man charged in March 2020 fatal shooting outside Prospect convenience store

For Immediate Release

July 25, 2020

A 44-year-old Kansas City man has been charged in the fatal shooting in March 2020 of Frederick Outley outside a Kansas City convenience store near 9th and Prospect Avenue, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Joel A. Roseberry, dob: 4/25/1976, faces Murder 2nd Degree, Armed Criminal Action and Tampering with Physical Evidence charges.*

According to court records, on March 1, 2020, Kansas City police officers were dispatched to the area of 9th and Prospect Avenue on a reported shooting. They found the victim lying in the parking lot of Xpress Mart convenience store. The victim died later at Truman Medical Center of his gunshot wounds. A video from the store showed the Victim arrive at the store and become involved in an altercation. Later, the video showed the man later identified as the defendant produce a handgun and shoot the victim multiple times as the Victim ran away. The defendant walked toward the victim and fired more shots. At no time did the Victim possess a firearm or any other weapon.

Prosecutors requested a bond of $200,000.

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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