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Teen charged in homicide case at 66th and Monroe

Posted: 2:41 PM, Sep 19, 2015
Updated: 2015-09-19 15:41:29-04

A 17-year-old has been charged in connection to Friday’s fatal shooting at 66th and Monroe Ave.

Marqiveon D.Washington, 17, was charged with first-degree murder, the unlawful use of a weapon and armed criminal action, in connection to the shooting death of Justin Williams.

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Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced the charges on Saturday.

Williams was killed late Friday morning. 

Testimony from three witnesses were key in making the charges happen

In a common theme to this week, prosecutors say witnesses were important in leading to an arrest. 

One witness told police she saw a grey vehicle crash into a parked vehicle.

After the crash, Williams and another male fought. Williams attempted to run away from the scene, when the second man fired a gun four or five times, the witness told police.

A second witness was in his apartment when he heard the gunshots.

A third witness said he saw someone throw items into a nearby row of bushes. Later on Friday, a Kansas City Police Department K-9 discovered a black handgun.

What's next? 

Prosecutors have requested a bond of $350,000. 

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