Suspect in fatal shooting at Firelight Lounge turns self in to Wyandotte Co. Sheriff

Posted at 11:14 AM, Mar 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-26 16:47:37-04

KANSAS CITY, Kan.UPDATE 3:40 PM 3/26/2018: Officials say Tyjuana Watson (Jackson), the suspect in a homicide at the Firelight Lounge on March 17, has turned herself into the Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office. 


The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department is asking for help to find a suspect in a recent homicide. 

KCK police said Tyjuana Watson (Jackson), 46, was inside the Firelight Lounge on March 17. Police said she had a handgun and randomly fired one shot, which hit and killed Michael Williams, an innocent bystander. Watson was last seen leaving the business with another woman in a white Cadillac Escalade with Missouri plate UL0F6U. 

Watson is also known as Tyjuana Jackson, Lacresha Brooks, Karita Brooks, TY Jackson, Tyjuanal McCloud, and other variations of those names. 

Watson has a $500,000 bond. 

The woman Watson was seen leaving the lounge with reported to Police Headquarters and was interviewed by detectives. She was released pending further investigation.

KCK police encourage anyone who sees, knows the whereabouts of Watson or has any other information to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477 or local law enforcement. 

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