A Kansas City man pleaded guilty Tuesday to his role in a series of robberies, including one where two people were shot after responding to an ad on Craigslist.
Debvon Buckner, 24, is one of three men charged in connection with six armed robberies in the summer of 2014.
Buckner pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Kansas City to conspiracy to commit armed robbery, aiding and abetting the discharge of a firearm during a crime of violence and five counts of aiding and abetting robbery.
According to federal prosecutors, Buckner and his co-defendants posted ads on Craigslist offering to buy or sell various items.
When people responded to the ads, they were told to go to a specific location. Once there, they were robbed at gunpoint.
In one incident, a husband and wife were shot and wounded after answering an ad about a car for sale. They were robbed of property and $500.
In other crimes, the victims were robbed of cash and electronic game systems.
Charges are pending against the other defendants, Troy Wright, 22, and Thomas Thorpe, 26.