Man charged in double Kansas City homicide

4 years 1 month 15 hours ago Wednesday, August 20 2014 Aug 20, 2014 Wednesday, August 20, 2014 4:03:50 PM CDT August 20, 2014 in News
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) - An 18-year-old Kansas City man has been charged with killing two people as they sat inside a stopped vehicle.

Ra'mond Taylor was charged Wednesday in Jackson County Circuit Court with two counts of second-degree murder in the January killings of 21-year-old Rollonn Gordon and 33-year-old Deon Drew. Taylor also faces multiple counts of armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon. No attorney is listed for him in online court records.

Court records say the victims were stopped at a light when shots were fired out of a stolen vehicle.

Investigators found the stolen vehicle and matched shell casings from it to the scene of the killings. Court records say paperwork from the stolen vehicle later was found in a hotel where Taylor stayed the night of the killings.

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