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Slain man wouldn't have been charged in activist's killing

 

January 24, 2019



KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 20-year-old man who was slain after fatally shooting a community activist with a criminal record wouldn't have faced charges, a prosecutor announced Wednesday.

Boone County prosecuting attorney Dan Knight said in a letter that the investigation showed that Ahmonta Harris — who frequently attended community meetings where he urged youths to stay away from violence — was shot in November after breaking into 20-year-old Deonte Gainwell's home and trying to rob him.

According to the letter, Gainwell said he suspected Harris got into his bedroom through an open wi...



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