Murder charge filed in shooting death

Joshua Diaz

Joshua Diaz, 20, of Kansas City, Kan., was charged today with first-degree murder in connection with the April 21 shooting death of Joaquin Patricio in the 1000 block of Minnesota.

Diaz also was charged with one count of aggravated assault and criminal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in connection with a shooting April 20 in the 1000 block of Cheyenne in Kansas City, Kan. The charges were filed by Wyandotte County District Attorney Jerome Gorman.

Diaz is in custody in Jackson County, Mo., awaiting extradition. Bond was set at $500,000.

Gorman also charged a 15-year-old Edwardsville, Kan., girl with one count of obstructing apprehension or prosecution. She was charged in the juvenile department of the district court. She is in juvenile custody in Kansas City, Mo.

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