Prosecutors have charged a 15-year-old Kansas City youth with robbery in connection with the Feb. 15 shooting death of another teen.
Demarco J. Summers also is accused in a separate incident where he allegedly shot into a vehicle on March 7 near Central High School.
Summers has been certified by a Family Court judge to be charged as an adult.
Jaiair Strong, a 15-year-old Raytown High School student, was shot in the chest Feb. 15 while in the area of U.S. 40 and Willow Road.
According to court records, witnesses told investigators that Summers and Strong had gone to an apartment on Willow Road to meet someone who they said was going to sell them marijuana.
Investigators believe the two had actually gone there to steal a handgun from another youth.
Strong was wounded as he and the youth struggled over the gun. Summers allegedly drove away in a stolen vehicle. Strong later died at a hospital.
In April, prosecutors charged a 15-year-old with second-degree murder in his death.
Also on Friday, prosecutors charged Summers with shooting into a vehicle, tampering and resisting arrest.
Prosecutors said that on March 7, Summers drove a stolen vehicle to Central High. A witness said they had gone there to confront a student who had slapped Summers’ sister.
Once there, several passengers got out and began to fight with others until a security guard arrived and broke it up. Moments later, someone inside the vehicle driven by Summers leaned out of a window and fired several shots at the group.
The vehicle sped away and later crashed.
Police arrested five juveniles who were inside the vehicle. A silver handgun, another handgun and spent shell casings were found inside the vehicle, according to court records.