Monday, April 06, 2020
SHOCK!!! REPORT: KCPD OFFICER ACCIDENTALLY SHOOTS NEIGHBOR!!!
Call it freak accident our just more bad luck during the coronavirus pandemic stay-at-home order . . .
REPORT: THIS MORNING KCPD SHOT SOME INNOCENT GUY IN HIS HOME BY WAY OF A MISTAKEN GUN DISCHARGE!!!
This one is exceptionally troubling given that police have more training than most people with guns and still this horrific incident lands a guy in the hospital at a time when EVERYBODY wants to stay out of the hospital.
Investigators: Kansas City Police Officer Accidentally Shoots Neighbor
"Police investigators said the off-duty officer was inside his house when his gun discharged unintentionally.
"Police said the bullet went into his neighbor's home, striking a man inside
"The victim, a man in his 30s, was taken to the hospital for treatment."
Officers were called just before 12:30 a.m. to a homes in the 5600 block of North Richmond Avenue on a shooting call in the Northland.
"Police said a preliminary investigation appears the off-duty officer was inside his residence when his duty weapon discharged unintentionally. The discharged round exited the officer's home and entered the home immediately to the south, striking the victim.
"Police said numerous other residents were inside the victim's home, but only one woman was in proximity of the victim.
"The officer, a 24-year veteran, is assigned to the Metro Patrol Division. The officer will be on administrative leave during the course of the initial investigation."
The victim is reportedly in stable condition.
Developing . . .