Man indicted in connection with carjacking

A federal grand jury has indicted a man in connection with a carjacking in 2013, according to U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom’s office.

John Michael Devosha, 25, who is in federal custody, was charged in a superseding indictment with two counts of carjacking, one count of unlawful possession of a firearm and two counts of using a firearm during a carjacking. The crimes are alleged to have occurred Oct. 22 in Kansas City, Kan., and Oct. 25, 2013, on the Prairie Band Potawatomi Reservation.

If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of 15 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000 on each carjacking count, a maximum penalty of 10 years and a fine up to $250,000 on the possession charge, and a penalty of not less than five years on each of the other two counts. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated. Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Erin Tomasic is prosecuting.

Man dies of gunshot wounds in KCK

A man in his early 30s was found inside a vehicle in the 3400 block of North 59th Terrace with apparent gunshot wounds, and later died at a hospital, according to Kansas City, Kan., police.

Police had responded to a shots fired call about 1:39 a.m. Thursday, May 14, a police spokesman said.

The victim was rushed to an area hospital in serious condition and later died as a result of the gunshot wounds, according to the spokesman.

The identity of the victim is being withheld until there is positive identification and family notification.

The incident is under investigation by the Kansas City, Kan., Police Department’s Major Case Unit, which is encouraging anyone with information to call the TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS.