Kansas City has recorded its first homicide of 2010 — and its first murder charge.
At 1:15 a.m. Friday, Kansas City police responded to a call about a shooting at Joshua’s nightclub, 5701 Longview Road.
When officers arrived, they found shooting victim Latasha Prewitt, 25, of Kansas City in the parking lot. She was taken to a hospital and died a short time later, police said.
Witnesses told police that two women in their mid-20s had been fighting inside the nightclub and were escorted outside. The women continued fighting in the parking lot, and one woman shot the other.
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Jackson County prosecutors charged Jasmine Depriest, 19, with second-degree murder and armed criminal action. They also charged Keasha Ingram, 24, with first-degree assault and armed criminal action. It was unclear today what role Ingram allegedly played.