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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Two Kansas City men charged in fatal shooting at Independence convenience store on July 27

For Immediate Release

July 30, 2020

Two Kansas City men, ages 18 and 20, have been charged in the fatal shooting on July 27, 2020, at an Independence convenience store, Jackson County  Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Sean Matlock, dob: 2/5/2000, and Korey C. Matlock, dob: 11/2001, face Murder 2nd Degree, Attempted Robbery and two counts of Armed Criminal Action charges.*

According to court records, the defendants knowingly participated in a drug transaction that resulted in the fatal shooting of SirJohn R. Harris at a 7-11 convenience store on 40 Highway on July 27, 2020. Surveillance video at the store captured the attempted robbery and fatal shooting. 

The fatal shooting of SirJohn R. Harris remains under investigation.

Prosecutors requested $100,000 bonds.

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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