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Security guard convicted in fatal shooting near Missouri bar


December 13, 2019

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A security guard who claimed he was acting in self-defense when he fatally shot a man who was sitting in a car near a Kansas City bar has been convicted of second-degree murder.

Christopher Jones, 37, was convicted Thursday in the June 2018 shooting of 45-year-old Kevin Thomas outside the Yum Yum Bar & Grill.

Jones, an employee of Force One Security and Consulting of Overland Park, Kansas, was charged along with his coworker, 24-year-old Markell Pinkins.

Pinkins' case is pending.

Charging documents said the men were working security at the bar when they saw a car...

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