July 30, 2020
Two Kansas City men, ages 18 and 20, have been charged in the fatal shooting on July 27, 2020, at an Independence convenience store, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Sean Matlock, dob: 2/5/2000, and Korey C. Matlock, dob: 11/2001, face Murder 2nd Degree, Attempted Robbery and two counts of Armed Criminal Action charges.*
The fatal shooting of SirJohn R. Harris remains under investigation.
Prosecutors requested $100,000 bonds.
*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.
Related article: Homicide in the 12300 block of E. US 40 Hwy on 07/27/20.