Person Of Interest In Amtrak Killing Apprehended After KCPD Standoff

A suburban death investigation routed to the urban core this evening.

Here's the latest in the saga . . .

The standoff began when Lee’s Summit detectives followed leads to a Kansas City apartment. They believed a person of interest in the homicide investigation could be inside.

Around 2:30 p.m. Monday afternoon, officers say a woman answered the door at the apartment. They could see the man they were looking for was also inside armed with a gun.

“He has come to the door several times with a firearm and has pointed that firearm at officers on a couple different occasions,” said Kansas City Police Department Sgt. Jake Becchina.

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Standoff ends with person of interest in Amtrak homicide investigation in custody, no injuries

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A person of interest in a homicide on an Amtrak train is in custody following a nearly six-hour standoff. Police say they were able to take cover behind armored vehicles and slowly talk the man into surrendering without any injuries to anyone involved.