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