Two men charged after man found shot in Independence - KCTV5

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Two men charged after man found shot in Independence

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INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -

A second man has been charged in the Wednesday murder of Erik S. Schwartz in Independence, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced Saturday.

Charles T. Carr III, 23, faces charges of second-degree murder and armed criminal action.

Prosecutors on Friday charged 19-year-old Chad D. Terry Jr in connection with the shooting and killing of Schwartz, who was found about 1:45 a.m. Wednesday in the 400 block of North Grand Avenue.

When officers arrived, they found a man in his 30s lying in the street who appeared to be the victim of a gunshot wound. He was taken to an area hospital with what appeared to be a serious injury to the head. He later died.

Police said after the shooting, the suspects went south on foot on North Grand Avenue toward Truman Road. Police were looking for two men.

If anyone has any information regarding this shooting, please call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477 or the Independence Police Department at 816-836-3600.

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