Kansas City man charged with hitting, shooting cyclist in stomach

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City man faces charges in the shooting of a cyclist April 22 near 31st Street and Prospect Avenue.

Kevin Brinston, 55, is charged with first degree assault and armed criminal action, Jackson County prosecutors announced Friday.

Authorities said Brinston hit the victim with his car and knocked him off his bicycle. Brinston then allegedly shot the cyclist in the stomach.

The victim is in serious condition at an area hospital.

Prosecutors requested a bond of $150,000.

 

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