Kansas City Crime Scene: Gunfire, Teen QT Creeper & Con Man Conviction

Right now we share a quick review of local crime reports, court cases and all manner of police action as warm weather violence also heats up. 

As always, we attempt to find a bit of hope toward the end of the compilation . . .

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Kansas City police say one person injured in shooting Tuesday afternoon

Police lights (file photo) SOURCE: KMBC Kansas City police are investigating a shooting Tuesday afternoon that injured one person.Police said officers were called at 3:35 p.m. to the 5400 block of Swope Parkway on a reported shooting.Authorities said the victim was being taken to a hospital by private car, but stopped at Bruce R.

Blue Springs teen charged, accused of recording women in bathrooms

Others report suspect touched them inappropriately BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. - A Blue Springs teenager is charged, accused of recording women in public restrooms, and inappropriately others. The 17-year-old is charged with attempted invasion of privacy, sexual abuse, trespassing, sexual misconduct, and resisting arrest.

Police: Another victim comes forward after 17-year-old 'predator' arrested in Blue Springs

Police in Blue Springs, Missouri, said since news broke earlier this month about a 17-year-old "predator" accused of committing lewd acts and filming women in bathrooms along Woods Chapel Road, at least one more victim has come forward in reference to this case. However, several victims remain unidentified.

Hearing postponed for Chiefs' Lammons, Saints' Kamara in Vegas assault case

LAS VEGAS - A judge postponed a hearing Monday in a felony assault case involving a Kansas City Chiefs player, New Orleans Saints player and two other men accused of severely beating a man at a Las Vegas nightclub the weekend of the Pro Bowl.

Man accused of storage unit thefts in KCMO linked to crimes in JoCo - Here's what to know

A Missouri man now in custody for allegedly stealing at least $250,000 worth of goods from storage units in Kansas City, Missouri, has also been linked to similar crimes in Johnson County, according to authorities.

Lenexa man sentenced for multi-million dollar investment fraud scheme

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A 51-year-old Lenexa man was sentenced to 114 months in federal prison without parole for a multi-million dollar investment fraud scheme and owes over $5 million in restitution to the victims. The court ordered Phillip Hudnall's sentence to be served consecutive to a 9 year sentence currently being served in Colorado for a separate securities fraud scheme conviction.

Family pleads for answers after mentally ill Johnson County teen found dead in KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The sister of a Johnson County teen is pleading for answers in her death. Jeneya Dilunga was staying at a Kansas City shelter helping with her mental illness. One day she left and never came back.

'Particularly disturbing': Independence woman found with multiple stab wounds to her face

An Independence woman was found stabbed several times - including in her face - early Monday morning near a convenience store in Belton, according to police. The 46-year-old woman was hospitalized with injuries considered life threatening, Sgt. Mary Bruegge, a department spokeswoman, said in a statement Monday afternoon.

How have drug laws changed since the 2008 conviction of the KC-area man pardoned by Pres. Biden?

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - President Joe Biden's office announced they granted clemency to 78 people currently behind bars because of their commitment to rehabilitation. One of those people is 46-year-old Paul Lupercio of Blue Springs, who is in a Leavenworth prison on a 20-year sentence for a drug conviction.

Biden's push to reduce sentences for minor drug crimes means freedom for 5 Missourians

A Blue Springs man and four other Missourians are among the 78 people granted clemency Tuesday by President Joe Biden, his first such act as president. "Today, I am pardoning three people who have demonstrated their commitment to rehabilitation and are striving every day to give back and contribute to their communities," Biden said in a press release .

Cass County motorist stopped for careless driving prior to crash

CASS COUNTY, Mo. - A picture shows just how bad a crash could have been for a Missouri driver, and troopers hope the driver, and others, learn a lesson from it. The Missouri State Highway Patrol shared the picture of a black pickup standing on its grill with its bed propped up against a pole.

Raytown police search for man missing since Saturday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Raytown Police Department is requesting the public's assistance locating a missing man. Larry Simmons, 48, was last seen leaving a residence around 9 a.m. Saturday in the 6600 block of Maywood Avenue, according to Raytown police. Simmons was wearing a black ball cap, dark pants and black shoes.

Candlelight vigil held in honor of National Crime Victims Rights Week

JEFFERSON CITY - The Office of Victim Services will host a candlelight vigil outside the Cole County Sheriff's Office in Jefferson City this evening to help promote awareness and honor victims and survivors of crime. The vigil is one of the events being held by the Missouri Department of Corrections, for National Crime Victims Rights Week.

KCPD's Social Services Supervisor Provides Resources To Fight Child Neglect, Abuse

If McIntosh or team members discover abuse or neglect, they focus on preventing future harm from repeating. They'll work with the Missouri Children's Division and the family to make sure services are in place. Additionally, they help parents navigate the process of working with social workers and case managers, and of keeping appointments.

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