Sept. 9, 2020

A Lee’s Summit teen has been charged in the fatal shooting of Lucas Jester in August in Raytown, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Xzaveion King, dob: 11/4/2002, faces Murder 2nd Degree.*

According to court records, Raytown Police Department officers on Aug. 10, 2020, were dispatched to the 8400 block of Lane Drive where they found 19-year-old Lucas N. Jester, deceased in a vehicle. He had been shot. The defendant told Raytown police that he and a friend had gone to meet the victim, Jester, for a drug deal. When they were inspecting the drugs, the defendant told police, his friend shot the victim. The defendant told police that he knew his friend planned to shoot the victim. This is the second defendant charged in the fatal shooting.

Prosecutors requested a bond $100,000 cash.

*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.Charging Document(s)