Charges filed in Grandview, Kansas City shooting spree
by: Makenzie Koch, Brian Dulle
Posted: Aug 3, 2023 / 02:16 PM CDT
Updated: Aug 3, 2023 / 07:54 PM CDT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A 21-year-old Grandview man is now facing charges in a deadly shooting on Wednesday within minutes of each other.
Cameron K. Harper has been charged with second-degree murder, armed criminal action and unlawful possession of a firearm in Jackson County.
Earlier Thursday, the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office announced a suspect had been charged but declined to share any further information, saying the case had been sealed.
Later that afternoon, the prosecutor’s office said it had requested to unseal the case.
On Wednesday, Kansas City police took one person into custody they believe is responsible for a deadly shooting in Grandview and two other shootings in Kansas City.
Around 8:20 a.m. Wednesday, Kansas City police were called to a shooting at Ruskin Way and Sycamore Terrace. Minutes later, officers were called to a second shooting at Longview Road and Food Lane. Police said injuries from both shootings are considered non-life threatening.
Officers said the suspect in both shootings had a similar description and had a similar vehicle.
A short time later, Grandview police were called to a deadly shooting involving a suspect and vehicle with a similar description as the shootings in Kansas City.
Grandview police have not yet identified the victim of the fatal shooting.
All three of the shooting happened less than 2 miles from each other.
Just before 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, officers located the vehicle and took the suspect into custody — just minutes from the Grandview shooting scene.
During a former interview with Grandview police, court documents say Harper sat in silence before standing up in an attempt to leave the room.
Detected found a YouTube video with Harper wearing the same clothes when he was taken into custody, along with a skull gaiter mask. Two other videos were viewed when one showing Harper pointing a gun and saying “get hit with a 40” and in another video holding a rifle type gun.
A criminal history of Harper revealed he was a convicted felon from the following charges:
Prosecutors have requested a $750,000 bond for Harper.
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