Friday, May 12, 2017
SHOCK!!! KANSAS CITY HOMICIDE #41: CLINT'S COMICS OWNER JIM CAVANAUGH KILLED AMID ARMED ROBBERY FIGHT!!!
Amid worsening midtown Kansas City violence, a local legend was killed defending an institution in the Kansas City Comics scene.
Now . . .
CLINT'S COMICS OWNER JIM CAVANAUGH REPORTEDLY KILLED AMID MIDTOWN ARMED ROBBERY SCUFFLE!!!
Here's first news of the tragedy:
KSHB: Officers were called to 39th and Walnut on an armed robbery. When officers arrived they found a man in his 60s who had suffered life-threatening injuries. Police said the suspect had stolen from a local store in the area and ran out. One worker from the business ran outside to confront the suspect and was struck by the suspect vehicle's door. The victim later died from his injuries.
KMBC: Authorities said the older man was hit by the vehicle's door. Witnesses said he fell to the ground and hit his head. He was taken to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries and died.
MSM isn't reporting the name of the victim but social media tribute is already lamenting the loss of Mr. Cavanaugh.
Jim Cavanaugh and his family have owned Clint's Comics in midtown since 1975.
Witnesses said the suspect appeared to be bald, in his mid-40s and wearing white basketball shoes and glasses in a newer model white hatchback.
Witnesses are putting these surveillance cam footage on blast to help find the suspect . . .
Developing . . .