Kansas City man charged in killing of 19-year-old Belton man outside Raytown pool hall

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A 19-year-old Kansas City, Missouri man has been charged in the deadly shooting of a 19-year-old Belton, Missouri man outside a Raytown pool hall earlier this month.

Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters announced Tuesday that Logan B.L. England faces charges of first degree murder and armed criminal action.

According to court documents, on March 4, Riley S. McCrackin was shot do death by two unidentified individuals. The incident took place in the rear parking lot of Raytown Recreation Pool Hall.

Multiple security video recordings show McCrackin exit the rear of the business and stand in the parking lot for a moment as if he were waiting for someone. Two subjects then emerge from the northeast corner of an adjacent business and approach McCrackin.

The two suspects appeared to know the two suspects as he began approaching them and had his hands in his pockets. The two suspects initially had their hands in their pockets as they approached the victim. Both suspects then pulled out a handgun and began firing multiple rounds at McCrackin before leaving the scene on foot.

McCrackin was pronounced dead at the scene.

After interviewing witnesses, England was identified as one of the suspects in the video. One witness stated they received a telephone call that originated from England’s girlfriend. The person on the phone identified himself as England who spoke to the witness about getting money from their mother. The witness told England what he did in which he responded “I know, I know, I know I did. I’m so mad at myself. I can’t believe I did this.” The witness then told England to turn himself in.

Court documents say without law enforcement contacting him, England contacted Raytown police and informed them he would be voluntarily surrender.

A cash bond of $250,000 has been set for England.

The case remains under investigation at this time.


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