UPDATE: Teen charged in 24th and Quincy homicide

Posted at 11:27 AM, Sep 13, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-13 12:27:05-04

UPDATE, 9/12: An 18-year-old has been charged with second degree murder in connection to this week's homicide on the 5000 block of E. 24th street.

Jaire M. Fortune-Rhodes, 18, has been charged with second degree murder and armed criminal action.

The fatal shooting claimed the life of Cepeda Jackson, who was found in a business on the east side of Kansas City, Mo.

Police say four to five gunshots were heard in the alley next to the business

Fortune admitted to police on Sept. 11 that he shot the victim after he was presented a still from a surveillance video, according to a probable cause statement.

A $500,000 cash-only bond has been requested for Fortune-Rhodes. 


UPDATE, 9/11: Kansas City police have identified the victim in the shooting near 24th and Quincy. 

KC police said the victim is Cepeda Jackson of Kansas City, Mo. 


One person has been killed in an apparent homicide in Kansas City, Mo.

Kansas City, Mo., police said at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, officers responded to a shooting/disturbance call in the area of 24th and Quincy.

When officers arrived, they discovered a male victim inside a business. Kansas City Fire Department personnel pronounced the victim dead at the scene. 

If anyone has information, please call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477. 

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