Lakevis Sloan, charged in murder of KCK 6-year-old, booked into Wyandotte County jail
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - The 20-year-old charged with murder in the shooting death of a child has been booked into the Wyandotte County Jail.
Lakevis Sloan was arrested in South Dakota on May 18 with a 17-year-old. A third suspect remains at large.
Police believe three suspects fired dozens of shots on May 3 near 31st Street and Greeley Avenue as Sir’Antonio Brown, known as Sir, played outside. Police said evidence showed the shooters saw the 6-year-old child but still chose to shoot with no regard for the kindergartner’s life.
Sloan and the 17-year-old were taken into custody after they exited a Greyhound bus in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
He was booked on Wednesday into the Wyandotte County Detention Center on a $500,000 bond. Sloan was charged with:
- second-degree murder
- aggravated assault
- aggravated child endangerment
Cassandra Sledge, an 18-year-old, was also arrested in connection with the child’s death, accused of obstructing prosecution in the case. She was said to be the owner of the car involved in the shooting.
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