- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 4, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Kansas City man has been convicted in a New Year’s Day 2016 shooting that killed a man and left a woman wounded.

Thirty-one-year-old Ramon Boyd was found guilty Tuesday or voluntary manslaughter, second-degree assault, two counts of armed criminal action and leaving the scene of the shooting. A co-defendant, Destynie Wright, was sentenced previously to 32 years in prison for participating in the shooting in south Kansas City that killed Sederick Jones.

Witnesses told police the shooting happened following a New Year’s Eve party at an event hall.


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Police say investigators used blood evidence to link Wright to the shooting and found text messages to Boyd about Jones saying “come get him now!!!!!”

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