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Pleasant Hill man charged in Friday's fatal shooting on I-70 in Independence

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Michael Dumas has been charged in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred on I-70 in Independence. (Independence Police Department) Michael Dumas has been charged in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred on I-70 in Independence. (Independence Police Department)
JACKSON COUNTY, MO (KCTV) -

A Pleasant Hill man has been charged in connection with a fatal shooting that happened on Friday on I-70 in Independence.

Michael T. Dumas, 26, faces charges of second-degree murder and armed criminal action, according to Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker.

According to court records, witnesses said they saw a black vehicle and shots being fired from a black vehicle at a silver vehicle.

They said that the victim had also exchanged words at a nearby gas station with a man before the incident.

Dumas’ vehicle was found abandoned near the stadiums.

Witnesses said he was hiding in the woods near the stadiums after he said he had done something bad.

Prosecutors requested a bond of $250,000 cash.


 UPDATE: The victim has been identified as 18-year-old Phillip J. Anderson, who is from KCK.

Detectives continue to investigate this case.

This video below shows two persons of interest who are believed to be involved.

If you know who they are please call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS, call IPD Tips at 816-325-7777, or email leads@indepmo.org.

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