TKC BREAKING NEWS!!! PUTTING DOWN REBELLION ON KANSAS CITY STREETS: JACKSON COUNTY ASSAULT CHARGE AGAINST GUNMAN AS KCPD ENDURES SHOOTING FROM EAST SIDE CROWD!!!
Followup to an important weekend story that shocked the nation but got lost in flooding coverage . . .
SHOTS FIRED FROM WITHIN AT CROWD AT KCPD SIGNAL GROWING TENSIONS ON LOCAL URBAN CORE STREETS DESPITE SO MUCH EFFORT FOCUSED ON KANSAS CITY COMMUNITY OUTREACH!!!
The law enforcement community took special note of the shooting aimed at police because it signals increased workplace related danger . . . And aftermath details from the gun fight are worse than initially reported.
In what looks like a unified effort, here's first look at the protestor's office hoping to demonstrate that taking aim at Kansas City law enforcement comes with serious consequences.
Jackson County Prosecutor's Office:Assault charges filed against suspect for pulling gun on a KCPD officer
An 18-year-old Kansas City man has been charged with assault on a law enforcement officer for pulling a gun on a Kansas City Police Department officer on Saturday, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced tonight.
According to court records, an officer stated he pulled into the area of 72nd and Wabash Avenue, where a large crowd had gathered. An officer said he observed the defendant with a handgun. The officer told him to show his hands. But the defendant reached into his pocket and began to raise the handgun toward the officer. The officer fired two shots, hitting the defendant in the abdomen.
Prosecutors have requested a bond of $50,000.
Developing . . .