Man charged in killing outside Kansas City store
Dec. 19, 2017
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 62-year-old man has been charged in a deadly shooting outside of a Kansas City store.
Victor Kelley, of Kansas City, was charged over the weekend with second-degree murder in the killing of Phillip Degnan in the parking lot of Benton Market & Gas. He is jailed on $250,000 bond. No attorney is listed for him in online court records.
Court documents say surveillance video shows that after the victim made a purchase, he walked to the east of the building, where frequent customers congregate. Kelley is seen arriving at the store several minutes later, shooting Degnan after an apparent argument and then walking away.
Court records say Kelley initially denied any involvement but later confessed to shooting Degnan.