Kansas man charged after neighbor killed by stray bullet
May 28, 2021
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas City, Kansas, man has been charged in the death of a neighbor who was killed inside his home when he was hit by a stray bullet, authorities announced Thursday.
James Edward Merrick Jr. was charged with first-degree murder in the March 31 killing of Mark Winner, 50, in Kansas City, Kansas.
Winner was inside his home when a stray bullet came through the window and hit him, police said. He died at the scene.
Investigators determined Merrick was involved in a shooting outside the home before Winner was shot. He fled the scene but was arrested earlier this mon...