It was a busy day for local po-po . . . In this post we take a look at local reports on police action, court cases and the constant spate of bullets flying in KCMO.
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Police in Kansas City are investigating two shootings Wednesday afternoon.One shooting was reported at Broadway Boulevard and Knickerbocker Place. Authorities said the victim, a man, was in critical condition.A second shooting was reported nearby at 36th Street and Baltimore Avenue just after 5 p.m.Police described the victim's injuries as life-threatening.Investigators said they do not know if the shootings are connected.
The Lee's Summit, Missouri Police Department temporarily closed a portion of northbound and southbound I-470 Wednesday for the disposal of a suspicious device near Strother Road. At approximately 11:40 a.m., officers were dispatched on the report of a suspicious item.
CLAY COUNTY, Mo. - A grand jury indicted a man three years after he was originally charged with murder and other related crimes. Clay County's Fugitive Apprehension Unit arrested 46-year-old Michael W. Myers on Tuesday. Myers is accused of intentionally running over James Pettijohn with his truck in Gladstone in 2019.
The Platte County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a homicide suspect was shot and killed by police and highway patrol troopers following a high-speed police chase late Tuesday night."Well, I was really kind of frightened I didn't know what was going on," said Margie Bucher.The neighborhood Bucher has called home for 21 years was surrounded by police Tuesday night as authorities searched for an armed homicide suspect."I'm not used to murderers or anybody running around.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A pre-trial hearing for the 14-year-old charged with murder in the stabbing death of a Northeast Middle School student last month in Kansas City, Missouri, was continued Wednesday in Jackson County Family Court. Manny Guzman, 14, died from injuries sustained during an attack by another student on April 12 at Northeast Middle School.
FOR YOU THURSDAY FEW MINUTES. WE HAVE BREAK. NOW OUT OF LEAVENWORTH A FORMER POLICE OFFICER W SHOHOT AND KILLED A MAN WLIL BE RETRIED LAST MONTH JURIS FAILED TO REACH A VERDICT AND A MISTRIAL WAS DECLARED FOR MATTHEW HARRINGTON A NEW TRIAL IS NOW SET FOR JUNE 6TH.
The owner of a downtown private security firm is now charged with felony first-degree assault and felony armed criminal action charges after he shot a man in March. Criminal justice experts interviewed by KMBC 9 Investigates said this case will hinge on the argument of self-defense.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Jealously over an ex-girlfriend may have fueled the crime-spree that led to Tuesday night's high speed chase and, ultimately, a police shooting at the end of a standoff. Kansas City, Kansas, police identified that man who died following the dangerous wrong-way pursuit on I-35, Shawnee Mission Parkway, and I-435 Tuesday night.
MERRIAM, Kan. - Five police departments in Johnson County now have an extra co-responder to help with mental health cases. A co-responder is a licensed clinician employed by the Johnson County Mental Health Center. They undergo specialized training on top of their mental health expertise to work with officers on scene.
ELLIS COUNTY, Kan. - A near-tragic event prompted the daughter of a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper to raise awareness for Kansas' "move over" law in hopes of expanding it and making penalties more serious. At about 9 a.m. on April 26, Trooper Shawn Summers was conducting a routine vehicle inspection near mile-marker 144 in Ellis County.
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