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19-year-old charged with involuntary manslaughter in Wednesday fatal shooting

Posted at 1:48 PM, Dec 23, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-24 09:07:30-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Nineteen-year-old Ibraham Abdi has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and armed criminal action following a fatal shooting Wednesday in the Northland.

Charges against Abdi were announced Friday after he was taken into custody as a subject of interest Wednesday.

The shooting took place in the 8000 block of N. Denver Avenue.

When police arrived around, 18-year-old Shavon Key was found suffering from a gunshot wound.

She was transported to an area hospital but later died from her injuries.

The Clay County Prosecutor’s Office is handling this case.

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