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Suspect sought on anniversary of Johnathan Porter homicide

Publish Date 04/24/2019
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A year ago today, 23-year-old construction worker Johnathan Porter was murdered while replacing a gas line at 9th and Brooklyn. A suspect whom Porter did not know walked up to him and asked Porter for a cigarette. When the suspect did not get one, he shot Porter in the chest multiple times. The suspect is shown in this video. There is a $12,500 CASH REWARD available for anonymous information leading to an arrest.

An additional reward contribution of $2,500.00 has been received bringing the total possible reward up to $12,500.00.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers Greater Kansas City TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477), TIPS may also be submitted electronically at, or by downloading our NEW mobile app, P3TIPS, on Google Play or the Apple iOS stores for FREE. Information leading to an arrest and/or filing of charges could be eligible for up to $12,500.00 in reward money. ALL INFORMATION IS ANONYMOUS.