Kansas City man charged with murder in August shooting

Posted: 5:27 PM, Sep 18, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-18 22:27:58Z

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A Kansas City man has been charged in a fatal shooting that occurred in August on Cleveland Avenue, officials said Tuesday. 

Brandon Neal, 30, was charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action, according to Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker. 

Neal is accused of fatally shooting 17-year-old Raphael Grimmett on Aug. 25 in the 6800 block of Cleveland Avenue. 

According to court records, several witnesses told Kansas City police that Neal and Grimmett had been fighting and that Neal chased Grimmett and shot him. Grimmett later died of his injuries.