Charge filed in OP drive-by shooting
10/11/2013 10:00 AM
10/11/2013 2:59 PM
A 27-year-old man has been charged in the drive-by shooting that injured an 8-year-old Overland Park boy last month.
Phillip Ricardo Bennett was arrested Thursday. He is being held in the Johnson County Jail and his bond is set at $100,000.
Bennett, of Kansas City, Kan., is charged with aggravated battery in connection with the Sept. 30 shooting in the 10000 block of Kessler Street. The boy was inside a house with his mother and two other children when someone fired shots into the house from a vehicle. The woman and the other children were not injured.
Overland Park police said Friday that the boy is expected to make a full recovery.
Tony Rizzo, email@example.com
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