Martin Olmedo is a man from Kansas City Missouri who has been charged with the murder of a four year old boy that took place in 2012. According to police reports Martin Olmedo would shoot four people inside of a van and a four year old boy, Aydan Perea would die from his injuries. Martin Olmedo would tell police he was in the van the day before the shooting and would flee to Mexico. The case went cold for over a decade until new evidence tied Martin Olmedo to the scene. Now he has been charged with murder
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The Jackson County Prosecutors office has charged a Kansas City man Saturday with shooting and killing a 4-year-old child in 2012.
Martin Olmedo, 31, faces 2nd-degree murder, unlawful use of a weapon, and armed criminal action.
According to court records, officers on Dec. 15, 2012, responded to the 2400 block of Denver in Kansas City’s Northeast area and located four victims in a 1991 Maroon Chevrolet Lumina. One victim was a 4-year-old boy, Aydan Perea, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital and later died.
One of the other victims was shot in the shoulder.
According to court documents, on Dec. 16, 2012, officers located a vehicle registered to Olmedo. After obtaining a search warrant, officers found spent shell casings, the same casings at the crime scene the day before.
Investigators said Olmedo told police detectives he was in the vehicle during the shooting the day before. Officers found a large caliber shell casing in the backseat, A check of Olmedo’s phone found it was hitting off a cell tower in the area of the shooting at the time it occurred.
Witnesses also told police that Olmedo was overheard saying he was involved in the shooting
Olmedo is in custody under a $500,000 cash bond.
Olmedo was in the Jackson County Detention Center this week after Federal Bureau of Investigation units in Kansas City, Texas, and Mexico coordinated a pickup after he was deported from Mexico.