A 37-year-old Kansas City man has been charged in the fatal shooting of a man he accused of sleeping with his wife.
Christopher S. Deboe faces first-degree murder and armed criminal action charges in the Sept. 5 death of 45-year-old Sherrill Collins.
According to court records, police sent to the 7400 block of East 118th Terrace to investigate a shooting saw Deboe on the front porch. He told them the victim was inside. Officers found Collins on a couch, dead from multiple gunshot wounds.
Deboe allegedly told officers that he took a gun away from Collins and shot him. Deboe also said that when he got out of prison, he heard the victim was sleeping with his wife.
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After the shooting, Deboe dialed 911 and reported, “Somebody just got shot.”
After the call taker asked a follow-up question, Deboe said, “Yeah, this guy just came in whatever, he had a gun whatever, we started fighting.”
Prosecutors requested that bond be set at $300,000.
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