Kansas City, Kansas, man accused of shooting, killing woman in Leavenworth

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Posted at 5:24 PM, Jul 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-20 18:24:11-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — A Kansas City, Kansas, man is accused of killing a 20-year-old woman in Leavenworth on July 15.

Jerrell Dewayne Martin, 27, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Ericka Hopkins.

Leavenworth police responded to the 2900 block of Ralph Bunch Drive at around 12:23 a.m. on reports of a shooting.

When they arrived, the found Hopkins suffering from gun shot wounds.

She was transported to an area hospital where she later died.