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2 charged in Kansas City shooting that leaves 1 man dead

November 12, 2019 GMT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two men have been charged in a shooting that left one man dead and another wounded in Kansas City.

Prosecutors announced Monday that 19-year-old Armani Elder and 18-year-old Larry Baker are each charged with second-degree murder, first-degree assault and armed criminal action in the Oct. 8 shooting that killed 20-year-old Cortez Nash. No attorney is listed for Elder in online court records, and Baker’s attorney didn’t immediately return a phone message.

Police say officers were tending to a 19-year-old with a leg wound when a woman found Nash and started screaming. Both victims were rushed to a hospital, where Nash later died.

Court records say Baker had messaged Nash beforehand, warning him to stay away from the neighborhood. A witness also told investigators that Elder, Baker and a juvenile shot at the victims.

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Information from: The Kansas City Star, http://www.kcstar.com