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Man charged in Wednesday morning homicide in Northland apartment

Northland shooting
Posted at 8:46 PM, Jul 03, 2024

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City, Missouri, man is accused in a shooting death Wednesday morning inside a Northland apartment.

Jaymes Henderson is charged in Clay County Court with first degree murder, armed criminal action and unlawful possession of a firearm.

Police officers were sent on a reported shooting just after 6 a.m. at an apartment in the 1400 block of Northwest 80th Terrace.

They found the victim, 27-year-old Christopher Henderson, unresponsive, according to a KCMO police department news release.

He was pronounced dead a short time later at a hospital.

Police stated there was an interaction between the two men and Christopher Henderson was shot.

Jaymes Henderson was arrested a short distance from the homicide.

His bond is set at $1 million.

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