Police say Shauntay Henderson lead the 12th Street Gang and could have possibly been involved in at least four other murders, in addition to Parker’s death.
Alleged gang leader Shauntay Henderson sentenced to three years in prison for killing a man at a south Kansas City convenience store in 2006.Circuit Judge Robert M. Schieber convicted Henderson, 26, at a bench trial in November of voluntary manslaughter and armed criminal action. Prosecutors originally had sought a second-degree murder conviction.Schieber sentenced her to three years on the armed criminal action count. He gave her 10 years for manslaughter, but suspended the imposition of the sentence and put her on probation for five years.Henderson briefly made the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list before her capture in 2007.The trial did not address allegations by police and federal officials that Henderson was a violent street gang member. In testimony, Henderson denied any ties to local street gangs.
She is guilty of fatally shooting DeAndre M. Parker, 20, as he sat in a pickup truck outside a convenience store in the 3400 block of Red Bridge Road on Sept. 2, 2006sentenced Shauntay Henderson Wednesday afternoon to three years for armed criminal action and ten years for voluntary manslaughter. But the judge says Henderson will not have to serve time for the manslaughter conviction and instead will spend five years on probation once she gets out of jail on the first charge, as long as she does not commit any other crimes.Henderson was convicted in the 2006 death of Deandre Parker.She said Parker tried to run her over with a pick-up truck, and that is when she said she opened fire.
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