A Kansas City man was indicted on multiple charges in connection with a November shooting in Jefferson City that left four people injured.
This week, the Cole County grand jury indicted Deangelo Hawley Jr., 20, on four counts of first-degree assault as well as one count each of unlawful use of a weapon and armed criminal action.
According to Jefferson City Police Department reports, Hawley was identified as a suspect in the shooting that occurred at The Linc on Lafayette Street. The four injured in the shooting were Lincoln University students. Lincoln University Police Department Police Chief Gary Hill said the shooting stemmed from an earlier incident at a residence hall.
A JCPD probable cause statement states some of the victims were targeted and others were bystanders. There were multiple shooters as well, and Hawley was identified as one of the shooters by eyewitnesses and victims, authorities said.
Hawley fled the area and returned to Kansas City and was eventually arrested.
The grand jury recently handed down indictments on several other cases finding there was enough evidence to send them on to circuit courts for possible trial.
Among those indicted were:
Two Jefferson City men charged in connection with a shooting near a city park last month. Tyrone Seals, 20, is charged with felony unlawful use of a weapon. Semaj Harris, 23, is charged with two felony counts of aiding and abetting a person shooting a firearm, along with unlawful possession of a firearm.
A Jefferson City Police Department probable cause statement states the incident was reported in the 700 block of Marshall Street. Vehicles were reportedly at the scene when the shots were fired and had left by the time officers arrived. Officers walked through the area and found three shell casings. There were some people in nearby Community Park, but they claimed to have not seen anything take place.
The day after the shooting, authorities accessed video from surveillance cameras in the park and found images that showed the incident. On the video, several young Black males are reportedly seen ducking as if someone were shooting at them. Seals is allegedly seen firing rounds from a handgun toward Dunklin Street. He then got in a vehicle and was driven away from the scene, the video shows. Harris is believed to have been the driver of the vehicle.
On Friday, officers spotted the vehicle in the 800 block of Stadium Boulevard, going east. When it drove on the center line, officers stopped the vehicle for a traffic violation near the intersection of Adams and Case streets.
Harris and Seals were inside the vehicle. Seals reportedly admitted a firearm was in the vehicle. A pistol was located on the back floorboard; the gun uses rounds found in the area of the shooting.
During questioning, Seals reportedly told authorities he shot the weapon twice because he believed someone had shot at him. Harris allegedly admitted to being at the park and said after the shots were fired he got into the driver's seat of the vehicle that was seen leaving the area on the surveillance cameras. Harris also reportedly said once Seals was done shooting, he got in the vehicle, and the two of them drove away.
A Jefferson City woman was charged in connection with an injury crash in July 2020. Samantha Dallmeyer, 21, is charged with second-degree domestic assault, first-degree tampering and armed criminal action.
A Jefferson City Police Department probable cause statement states Dallmeyer got into an argument with the victim over missing money in the 200 block of North Ventura Avenue. She then allegedly got into a vehicle while the victim jumped onto the hood. Dallmeyer reportedly drove off with the victim hanging on to the hood.
Dallmeyer was driving south on Scott Station Road, about 1,700 feet south of Scott Station Lane, when her vehicle left the road. It struck an embankment and a fence, ejecting the victim from the hood.
Multiple 911 callers reportedly saw Dallmeyer driving in an unsafe manner and at a high rate of speed. They also reported seeing the victim on the hood "screaming for help."