KANSAS CITY (AP) — Two have been charged in a shooting that left one man dead and another wounded in Kansas City.
Prosecutors announced Monday that 19-year-old Armani Elder and 18-year-old Larry Baker are each charged with second-degree murder, first-degree assault and armed criminal action in the Oct. 8 shooting that killed 20-year-old Cortez Nash. No attorney is listed for Elder in online court records, and Baker’s attorney didn’t immediately return a phone message.
Police say officers were tending to a 19-year-old with a leg wound when a woman found Nash and started screaming. Both victims were rushed to a hospital, where Nash later died.
Court records say Baker had messaged Nash beforehand, warning him to stay away from the neighborhood. A witness also told investigators that Elder, Baker and a juvenile shot at the victims.