KANSAS CITY (AP) — A Kansas City man has been charged with fatally shooting another man on Christmas Eve during a drug deal.
Thirty-six-year-old Joseph Kane is jailed without bond in Johnson County, Kansas, where he was taken into custody Monday. He has been charged in neighboring Jackson County, Missouri, with second-degree murder and three other felonies in the shooting death of 23-year-old Carter McCollum.
No attorney is listed for him in online court records.
A probable cause statement says the the victim's girlfriend told police that the suspect shot into a car during a drug deal. She says she drove away, called police and stopped to wait for help.
Kane was identified as the shooter in a photo lineup. Cellphone records also connected him to the victim.