INDEPENDENCE, Mo. ” The Jackson County, Missouri, Prosecutor’s Office announced Tuesday that it will not be filing charges in the shooting death of an off-duty Kansas City, Missouri, firefighter at an Independence gas station.
Anthony Santi, 41, was off duty on Oct. 6 and was at a convenience store in Independence when witnesses said Santi heard a man disrespect a female cashier inside the store.
Santi reportedly stood up for the woman.
Police say 23-year-old Ja’von Taylor became agitated and went outside to retrieve a gun from his car. Police say there was a fight between the two men inside the store over the weapon.
They also say the woman who was with Taylor at one point gets the gun and then fires the fatal shot killing Santi.