Murder of Grandview man came after a fight at a convenience store

Posted at 10:03 PM, Aug 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-08 23:03:04-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A Grandview man is charged with killing a man over a fight at a local convenience store.


Gregory E. Smith, 24, faces second degree murder and armed criminal action charges in the August 6 shooting death of Dennis M. Gordon.


Court documents state Grandview police officers found Gordon about 12:50 p.m. with a gunshot wound to the chest.


Gordon was being held in another man’s arms and died at the scene.


The man with Gordon told officers the two were headed to a gas station when a man known as “Dude” pulled up in a vehicle, according to court documents.


Smith was the driver of the vehicle.


The court documents reveal detectives found a police report that stated officers on July 29 went to a 7-11 on a reported fight.


Detectives found two handguns inside Smith’s house.