New details released in Jefferson City Hy-Vee shooting

3 years 1 month 3 weeks ago Wednesday, July 29 2015 Jul 29, 2015 Wednesday, July 29, 2015 8:42:00 AM CDT July 29, 2015 in News
By: KOMU 8 Digital Staff

JEFFERSON CITY- (Story updated 1:40 p.m. Wednesday) Court documents offer new details of Monday's shooting at the Hy-Vee on Truman Boulevard in Jefferson City.

A probable cause statement quotes Ciara Kennell, 22, as telling police she was in a drug deal with two other women when they all got into a physical altercation which led to the shooting.

According to Jefferson City police, Tre'Nae Williams and Kinyana Mathews, both 19, turned themselves in to police around 7 p.m. on Monday.

Kennell told police she was selling marijuana to Williams and Mathews in exchange for $140. Police said she told them she pulled out a gun after Mathews grabbed the marijuana out of her hand. Kennell said all three women then struggled for the gun and all had their hands on it when it went off, shooting her in the chest, according to police.

Williams and Mathews are charged with second-degree robbery.

[Editor's note: This story has been updated with the correct spelling of the name of both suspects. Police previously identified Kinyana Mathews as Kinvana Matthews, and Tre'Nae Williams as Tra'Nae Williams.]

 

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