Killa City: August 2010 victims and accused
August 13, 2010
August's list of homicide victim's included an aspiring rapper, a 23-year-old man gunned down on his front porch and a UMKC student killed in his Shawnee apartment.
Some victims found justice. There were sentences for Franklin Grammer for shooting his estranged wife point blank in the head after locking her in a headlock and Deonta Taylor, who was convicted of killing two men outside of a strip club. There were convictions against Juan Lopez and Eldier Molina for killing two brothers in KCK. And Jackson County prosecutors also filed charges against a 16-year-old boy who allegedly plotted to rob and kill his godfather, Kansas City businessman Michael Tutera.
Aspiring rapper John P. Garcia, aka JP (Tha Mex)
, and another man were shot at Cesar Chavez and Mercier. Garcia, 28, died from his wounds. The other man's injuries were not life-threatening. Police are looking for a white Ford Crown Victoria with Kansas plates and front end damage.
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