The man wounded in a shooting that led to charges against a Kansas City police officer appeared in court Thursday to face his own criminal charges.
After the hearing, Anthony E. Contreras and his attorney, Ross Nigro, declined to talk about the shooting that resulted in a grand jury indictment against the officer last week.
Contreras, 37, of Kansas City, faces 19 charges in six cases from multiple jurisdictions in Jackson County.
The cases stem from incidents in Kansas City, Independence and Raytown and include charges of resisting arrest, possession of a controlled substance, receiving stolen property, burglary, tampering with a motor vehicle, theft and property damage.
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He also is charged in Clay County with burglary, tampering and resisting arrest.
Contreras is free on bond.
Last June, Contreras was shot in the face after police went to the 6400 block of East 15th Terrace seeking to arrest a wanted person.
A Jackson County grand jury indicted Officer Jacob Ramsey on charges of first-degree assault and armed criminal action. He has been placed on unpaid leave while the case is pending.
Ramsey is scheduled for an April 2 trial.