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MISSION, Kan. — According to the Johnson County District Court’s public records, murder charges against a 19-year-old in Mission, Kansas, have been dismissed by the prosecutor’s office.

Robert Jones was charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of 16-year-old Jamal Pratt in April.

FOX4 has reached out to the Johnson County District Attorney’s Office and Jones’ attorney for more information on why the charges were dismissed, but we have not received a response.

Jones was arrested and originally charged with first-degree murder related to distribution of a controlled substance and aggravated robbery.

On April 10, police were called the Silverwood Apartments near 51st Street and Foxridge Drive.

On scene, they found Pratt, who was pronounced dead at the scene, and a 13-year-old girl who was taken to the hospital. It was the first homicide in Mission in 10 years.

The case was dismissed on July 12. A motion for expungement hearing is scheduled for Aug. 18, at 11:15 a.m.

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