JACKSON COUNTY, MO (KCTV) – Two Kansas City men have been charged with fatal shootings in March, which left two more dead.
According to the Jackson County District Attorney’s Office, Earl L. Dunn III, 20, and Vontez G. Howard, 24, were charged with two counts of first degree murder, unlawful use of a weapon and theft in the first degree. , and four counts of armed criminal action.
According to court records, KCPD agents visited the area of Norton and Anderson avenues on March 1 after receiving a call about a shooting.
Ultimately, shooting victims Kyle Gerhardt and Kristopher Lunsford-Barrett were found inside a car at the scene that had crashed and caught on fire.
Detectives analyzed the video, phones, DNA and ballistics. They were then able to establish a connection between Dunn, Howard, Gerhardt and Lunsford-Barrett at the time of the fatal shooting.
Surveillance video showed Dunn and Howard chasing the victims until they crashed into the car.
Prosecutors requested cash bonds of $ 500,000.
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