Thursday, July 02, 2020
KCPD OFFICER SHOT IN THE HEAD AS KANSAS CITY VIOLENCE SKYROCKETS IN LEAD UP TO 4TH OF JULY WEEKEND!!!
The latest indication that this weekend is going to be "a lot" on local urban core streets . . . Earlier today and officer was shot during a bus stop confrontation.
And now . . .
KMBC: Kansas City police officer wounded in shooting near 31st, Van Brunt
"Kansas City police said officers have been involved in a shooting near 31st Street and Van Brunt Boulevard Thursday afternoon. Authorities said an officer was hit by gunfire. Police said a suspect was also shot."
A message from Mayor Quinton Lucas:
"This has been a tough day for the women and men of @kcpolice and the people of Kansas City. Please pray for our wounded officer, all of our law enforcement community, and their families. I thank them all for their courage and sacrifice."
Update From @KCPolice:
"Officers have been involved in a shooting near 31st and Van Brunt. Please stay away from the area. The officer was shot in the head and is in emergency surgery."
Fox4: After 2 officers shot, Kansas City police chief pleads for community to work together to stop the violence
KCUR: Kansas City, Missouri, Police Officer Critically Injured And Another Wounded In Two Separate Shootings
KMBC: Kansas City police officer reacts after officer shot
Developing . . .