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23-year-old KC man facing charges in fatal 2017 shooting

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Posted at 8:15 PM, Jan 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-23 21:15:46-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City, Missouri man is facing charges in the 2017 fatal shooting of Orland Gentry on Troost Avenue.

Luis A. Rivas, 23, is charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action.

According to the Jackson County Prosecutors office, a witness told police that Rivas admitted to killing Gentry near 50th and Troost in May 2018. Another witnesses also identified Gentry as the shooter. A third witness also identified him with 80 percent cetainty.

Prosecutors have requested a $250,000 bond.