Wednesday, October 25, 2017
KANSAS CITY HOMICIDE #119: LAWYER GUNNED DOWN AS DEADLY DRIVE-BY SHOOTING TERRIFIES MIDDLE-CLASS BROOKSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD!!!
The latest Kansas City homicide has rocked an embattled middle-class enclave and reminded locals that the latest spate of killing does not respect demographic or professional differences.
THIS IS THE 3RD KANSAS CITY HOMICIDE IN THE PAST 24 HOURS!!!
At 8:06am officers were called to a residence in the 200 block of West 66 Ter in regard to a shooting. Upon arrival a shooting victim (w/m late 30’s) was located in the front yard with no signs of life. He was pronounced dead a short time later. A witness stated she heard a gunshot and found the victim in the front yard. There is no suspect information at this time.
Anyone with information is urged to call the TIPS Hotline at 816.474.8477.
Another important item in the aftermath of this killing:
Kansas City police are looking for the driver of a white 1997 Chevrolet van. The Missouri license plate number is 6FA453. Police say if you see this van, do not approach it and call 911.
Update: The wanted vehicle has been located, unoccupied. The details on locating the vehicle will not be released at this time.
KMBC: KCPD investigates fatal shooting in Brookside area
KCTV5: Police search for vehicle after man shot, killed in Brookside
KCUR: The victim of a Wednesday morning drive-by shooting in Brookside has been identified as Thomas Pickert, a personal injury lawyer for the law firm Fowler Pickert Eisenmenger.
FOX4: Man killed outside Brookside home was local attorney, had just walked his kids to school
Developing . . .