KC man faces murder charge in August fatal shooting at Independence Ave BP

D’Angelo Fisher, Jackson County Detention Center

A Kansas City man, 23, faces Murder 1st Degree charge in the August 2022 fatal shooting of Myana Henderson, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced November 2.

D’Angelo L. Fisher faces Murder 1st Degree, Assault 1st Degree, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and two counts of Armed Criminal Action charges.

The range of punishment for a class A felony is imprisonment in the custody of the Missouri Department of Corrections for a term of years not less than 10 years and not to exceed 30 years, or life imprisonment.

According to court records, on Aug. 13, 2022, Kansas City police officers were dispatched to a BP Gas Station in the 1900 block of Independence Avenue on a reported shooting.

Officers found the female victim, Myana Henderson deceased at the scene. A male victim, identified as the female victim’s current boyfriend at the time, had been shot in the leg and was transported for treatment.

Witnesses described a man pulling into the parking lot in a white vehicle. He was wearing a orange hoodie and an orange bandana. He ran toward the store and fired several shots. He chased after the woman while shooting.

A check of the defendant’s cell phone showed it was in the area of the homicide at the time it occurred. Police also connected the defendant to the white vehicle like the one captured on surveillance video at the time of the homicide.

The male victim told police that Henderson had been harassed via phone calls with threats of violence and stalked by a “D’Angelo,” a known party to the victim, who had recently been released from prison.

Fisher was on parole for two counts of 1st Degree Robbery at the time of the homicide. Although prohibited from possessing a firearm, he was armed with a semi-automatic handgun, according to charging documents.

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