A Jackson County jury found a 46-year-old Independence man guilty in a road rage incident and fatal shooting in 2017 of a 19-year-old man at 104th & Holmes.
John C. Young, was found guilty on six of eight counts including Involuntary Manslaughter, assault, Unlawful use of a Weapon, two counts of Armed Criminal Action, and Tampering with Physical Evidence.
Police were called to a shooting June 10, 2017 at 104th & Holmes and found two victims. 19-year-old Christopher Hutson died from his injuries.
Court records indicate a witness in Hutson's car said a driver in a blue car pulled up and yelled and fired shots into Hutson's vehicle.
Police learned the suspect was John C. Young, who was identified in a photo lineup, and police found paint on Hutson's vehicle that matched damage on Young's car.