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Woman charged in shooting at hair salon near 43rd, Blue Ridge

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Posted at 2:10 PM, Mar 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-29 22:41:20-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A woman is charged with a Friday afternoon shooting at a hair salon in the 4300 block of Blue Ridge Boulevard.

Veronica J. Thomas, 51, of Kansas City, Kansas, is charged in Jackson County Court with first degree assault and armed criminal action.

A woman walked into the salon and immediately got into a fight with Thomas, a court document states.

Thomas asked a person in the salon to grab her purse while Thomas and the woman fought.

Thomas pulled a gun from her purse and shot the woman, the court document states.

A witness said he heard the victim say, "she didn't have to shoot me," as the victim walked out of the salon.

Police found the victim with victim inside a car and arrested Thomas at the scene.

The victim suffered life-threatening injuries.

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