U.S. Marshals Increase Reward for Capture of Kansas City Homicide Suspect KaShawn Roper

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Kansas City, MO
– United States Marshal Scott Seeling announced
today an increase in reward money for information leading to the capture
of a person wanted for homicide.

KaShawn Nicole Roper is wanted
by the Kansas City Missouri Police Department in connection with the
shooting death of 23-year-old Jazmyn Henrion. A second person was also
shot in the incident but survived their injuries. KCPD investigated the
shooting incident that occurred near 68th and Cleveland Avenue on August
23, 2020. It is alleged that Roper fired a gun into an occupied vehicle
striking the two victims. The Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office charged
Roper on September 10, 2020 with Murder 2nd Degree, two counts of Armed
Criminal Action and Unlawful Use of a Weapon. She has a history of
assaultive behavior and has spent time in prison in the state of
Missouri. If encountered, she may be armed.

Roper is aware that
she is wanted and is actively eluding law enforcement. She has relatives
and associates in multiple states to include Missouri, Kansas, Colorado,
South Dakota and Texas who may be assisting her. She is a black female,
46 years old, 5’5” tall, 120 to 130 pounds with a slender build. Roper
has at least two gold teeth and numerous tattoos to include: Chinese
style lettering on her neck, a panther on her left calf, the word
“Kenneth” in large letters on her left arm from her bicep to wrist, a
rose on her chest, chain bracelet on her right ankle, a playboy bunny on
her right wrist. She has previously worked as a nail technician and a
store clerk. Anyone with information is encouraged to come forward. The
U.S. Marshals Service has increased the reward up to
$5,000 for information that leads
directly to her arrest. To claim the reward, information must be
reported directly to the Marshals Service. Please contact Deputy United
States Marshal Jordan Rewald at 816-512-2014.


KaShawn Roper

The U.S. Marshals Midwest Violent Fugitive Task
Force-Kansas City Division, operates in conjunction with members of the
Kansas City, Independence and St. Joseph Missouri Police Departments,
Jackson, Cass, Clay and Buchanan County Sheriff’s Offices, Missouri
State Highway Patrol and other federal law enforcement partners. The
task force objectives are to seek out and arrest fugitives charged with
violent crimes, drug offenses, sex offenders and other serious felonies.
It also provides direct support to law enforcement agencies in tracking
down and recovering missing children. Nationally the United States
Marshals Service fugitive programs are carried out with local law
enforcement in 94 district offices, 67 local fugitive task forces, 8
regional task forces, as well as a growing network of offices in foreign
countries.

Tips can be submitted anonymously to the Greater
Kansas City Crime Stoppers via the TIPS hotline at 816-474-8477, on the
internet at
KCcrimestoppers.com
, the free mobile app available at
P3Tips.com or
by scanning this QR code.

Up to a
$2,000.00
cash reward is eligible through Crime Stoppers and you
will remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to the U.S. Marshals
service directly by downloading the USMS Tips app to your Apple or
Android device. It can also be accessed online at

https://www.usmarshals.gov/tips/index.html
. Follow the latest news
and updates about the U.S. Marshals Service on Twitter: @USMarshalsHQ.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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