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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

District of Kansas

www.justice.gov/usao/ks

For Immediate Release

September 25, 2013

Barry Grissom, United States Attorney

Contact: Jim Cross
(316) 269-6481
James.Cross2@usdoj.gov

Kansas City Man Charged in Robbery, Shooting at McDonald’s

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ^— A Kansas City, Mo., man has been indicted on federal charges in connection with a robbery in Leawood in which a restaurant manager was shot, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today.

Nicholas Martell McGinnie, 26, Kansas City, Mo., is charged with one count of armed robbery, one count of discharging a firearm during the robbery and one count of unlawful possession of a firearm after a felony conviction.

The indictment alleges that on Dec. 1, 2012, he robbed the McDonald’s restaurant at 4600 W. 119th Street in Leawood, Kan. During the robbery, a store manager was shot.

If convicted, McGinnie faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000 on the robbery charge; a penalty of not less than 25 years and a fine up to $250,000 on the charge of discharging a firearm during the robbery and a maximum penalty of 10 years and a fine up to $250,000 on the charge of unlawful possession of a firearm after a felony conviction. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Mike Warner is prosecuting.

OTHER INDICTMENTS

John Michael Devosha, 23, is charged with two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm after a felony conviction. The crimes are alleged to have occurred Dec. 11, 2012, and May 18, 2013, in Kansas City, Kan.

If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated. Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Erin Tomasic is prosecuting.

In all cases, defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. The indictments merely contain allegations of criminal conduct.

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