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Teen jailed on murder charges threatened car theft victim

Court documents say one of three teens charged in suburban Kansas City killing later told someone who resisted his car theft attempt that “the last person who said that lost his life.”

The Kansas City Star reports that the affidavit released Tuesday in the case against 18-year-old Matthew Lee Bibee Jr. says he tried to steal the car on March 31 in Olathe. The documents say the victim initially said he wouldn’t give Bibee has car. But when Bibee pulled out a gun, the man put up his hands and ran away.

A responding officer shot and wounded Bibee in an exchange of gunfire. The theft attempt happened two days after 17-year-old Rowan Padgett was killed.

Bibee is jailed on $1 million bond on charges that include first-degree murder.

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