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Man sentenced to 10 years in prison in April 2020 shooting in Jefferson City

Kavante Ware
Cole County Jail
Kavante Ware


A Jefferson City pleaded guilty to second-degree assault and unlawful use of a weapon in an April 2020 shooting and was sentenced to 10 years in prison.

A judge sentenced Kavante Ware for shooting a man in his torso at the Heritage Apartments in the 800 block of Madison Street in Jefferson City.

According to Ware's probable cause statement, he attacked a man in the parking lot of the apartment complex and then shot him.

Officers said the shooting victim identified Ware from a photo lineup.

Karl Wehmhoener


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