Paul D. Cramm

Man Charged With Second-Degree Murder In Overland Park Shooting Incident

OLATHE, Kan. – Elijah Lewis King has been charged with second-degree murder for being involved in a shooting case due to which an individual died and a child sustained injuries.

The shooting case occurred at a duplex near 83rd and Switzer on Tuesday morning.

He shot his girlfriend’s father, 52-year-old David Slater and also his daughter, who was just 6-year-old.

It was said that he was visiting his girlfriend with his daughter when a verbal fight ended in shooting which left his daughter injured and the girlfriend’s father dead.

King’s charges also included aggravated battery and aggravated endangerment of a child.

Prosecutors have requested a $250,000 bond with the following conditions:

  • House arrest with GPS
  • No use of controlled substances or alcohol
  • No weapons
  • No contact with victims and/or witnesses


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This practice has been exclusively devoted to all levels of criminal defense from misdemeanor offenses in municipal court to felony matters in the Federal courts of Kansas and the Western District of Missouri. Paul D. Cramm is qualified to provide defense in Capital and Death Penalty cases.