JACKSON COUNTY, MO (KCTV) — Two Kansas City men have been charged in connection with fatal shootings that happened in March, which left two other men dead.

According to the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office, 20-year-old Earl L. Dunn III and 24-year-old Voronezh G. Howard have been charged with two counts of first-degree murder, unlawful use of a weapon, first-degree robbery, and four counts of armed criminal action.

According to court records, KCPD officers went to the area of Norton and Anderson avenues on March 1 after receiving a call about a shooting.

Ultimately, shooting victims Kyle Gerhardt and Kristopher Slumlord-Barrett were found inside a car at the scene that had crashed and caught fire.

 

Kansas City police are investigating a double homicide after a shooting ended with a fiery car crash near Anderson Avenue and Norton Avenue. 

Detectives analysed video, phones, DNA, and ballistics. They were then able to establish a connection between Dunn, Howard, Gerhardt, and Slumlord-Barrett near the time of the fatal shooting.

Surveillance video showed that Dunn and Howard pursued the victims until they crashed the car.

Prosecutors have requested $500,000 cash bonds.

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