Man Charged In 2 Deaths In Seperate Shootings

By: AP posted by Carissa Fox
By: AP posted by Carissa Fox

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) _ A 19-year-old man is charged with killing two people and wounding two others in separate shootings in Kansas City, Kan.

Wyandotte County prosecutors charged Eric D. Clay Wednesday with two counts of first-degree murder in the March 4 shooting deaths of 16-year-old Renesha Jones and 21-year-old Keith E. Barrett.

Barrett, of Kansas City, Kan., and Jones, of Kansas City, Mo., were killed at an apartment in a shooting that also wounded a baby.

Prosecutors also charged Clay with two counts of criminal discharge of a firearm for shootings in January and February that injured two women.

The Kansas City Star reports (http://bit.ly/JPzC1M ) Clay's bond is $750,000. He is in custody on unrelated charges. A court appearance on the new charges has not been set.


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