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Video: 2 men shoot, kill man who was KCMO's first homicide of 2020

Posted at 9:57 PM, Jan 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-22 22:57:52-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A second man is accused in the shooting death of the man who was Kansas City, Missouri's first homicide victim of the year.

Anderson D. White, 25, of Kansas City, Missouri, is charged in Jackson County Court with second degree murder and armed criminal action.

White's alleged accomplice, Darren D. Hamilton, 25, of Kansas City, Missouri, was charged earlier this month with second degree murder and armed criminal action.

Police found 41-year-old Earl Finch III shot to death Jan. 5 in the driveway of a house in the 4900 block of Walrond Avenue.

Video surveillance from a house close to the murder scene shows White and Hamilton get out of a car and walk to Finch's house, according to a court document.

Prosecutors allege the two men shot Finch several times, got back in the car and drove away.

Crime scene investigators found 15 shell casings at the scene, according to the court document.

Police arrested Hamilton three days after the murder.

The court document states Hamilton told police he was in the passenger seat of the car and White was the driver.

Hamilton also told police he shot Finch after White shot the victim, the document states.

White was arrested a day before Hamilton.

He refused to talk to police.