Jackson County prosecutor speaks about Crossroads shooting homicide, criminal charges

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced criminal charges stemming from a shooting homicide in the Crossroads District on Aug. 2.

Read: Man charged in fatal Crossroads shooting during First Friday celebration

The press conference was held by prosecutor Jean Peters Baker at 3 p.m.  Aug. 3. Watch the full live stream in the embedded video.

Erin Langhofer, 25, was killed when a nearby argument at a First Friday celebration lead to gunshots. Langhofer, the daughter of a pastor at Church of the Ressurection, was hit by a stray bullet, Cathy Bien, spokesperson for the church, said. She was taken to a hospital where she later died.

Mayor Quinton Lucas also spoke at the press conference, denouncing the violence and advocating for investing in Kansas City’s youth.

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