KC Eviction Sparks Standoff Ends Peacefully

Here's the latest report from police and more info on a disturbance this afternoon in on the South Side:

KCPD: Operation 100/standoff 9000 block of Holly

This afternoon at about 1215, officers were dispatched to the 9000 block of Holly in regard to a disturbance with shots fired.

The previous tenant of the residence was legally evicted last week. The property owner and civil process server arrived at the residence today to take ownership of the property. As they were attempting to enter the residence the suspect fired a shot through the door.  Fortunately no one was struck.

After officers arrived and gathered information, an operation 100/stand off was initiated. Tactical officers and negotiators responded to the scene and have been actively talking with the suspect in an attempt to get him to peacefully exit the residence.


Tonight's update . . .

KC police standoff near 89th, Holly ends with one in custody

Kansas City police said an hourslong standoff Thursday near West 89th and Holly streets has ended with one person in custody.Police said officers were called about 12:15 p.m. to the 9000 block of Holly Street on a report of a disturbance with shots fired.