U.S. Marshals Join the Search for Kansas City Homicide Suspect

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Kansas City, MO
– United States Marshal Mark S. James announced
today additional 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.



KaShawn Nicole Roper
Roper
is aware that she is wanted and is actively eluding law enforcement. She
is a black female, 5’5” tall and 120 pounds. Anyone with information is
encouraged to come forward. The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) is offering
a reward of up to $2,500 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.

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 or on the free mobile app available at
P3Tips.com. 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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