Kansas City Crime Scene: Police End Standoff Peacefully Amid Gunfire

In this post we take a quick look at local crime reporting that includes urban core gunfire this evening and developing stories from across the metro.


"Officers made entry into the residence and took one subject into custody without incident.  The investigation into the aggravated assault continues."

As usual, we include news about community outreach near the end of the compilation . . .

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Kansas City police engaged in standoff with suspect accused of firing shots inside home

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Kansas City, Missouri, police engaged in a standoff on Wednesday after shots were fired at someone coming to check on their deceased relative's house. The police department said officers were called to the 500 block of Wallace at about 3:30 p.m. after gunshots were heard.

KCPD investigates double shooting near 34th & Chestnut

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - The KCPD is investigating after a Wednesday night shooting left two people injured. It happened just after 8 p.m. at a home near E. 34th Street and Chestnut Avenue, which is on the city's eastern side.

KCPD investigating life-threatening shooting at 40th and The Paseo

Police in Kansas City are investigating a life-threatening shooting. The shooting happened shortly after 5:40 p.m. in the area of 40th Street and The Paseo. There's no suspect information at this time, according to police. The victim was transported to a local hospital with critical injuries. This is a developing story.

Kansas City brothers charged with murder in Oak Park double shooting that killed one

Jackson County prosecutors have charged two Kansas City men, identified in court documents as brothers, with murder in a double shooting that unfolded early Friday in the city's Oak Park Northwest neighborhood. Lavert R. Bowman, 45, and Lamonte D. Bowman, 49, are accused of killing 31-year-old Mark Young in a residence in the 3400 block of Chestnut Avenue.

Family mourns after 19-year-old is found dead in KCK

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (KCTV) - A family of refugees from South Sudan, who now lives in Kansas, is grappling with losing a family member to what they call a senseless crime. Kansas City, Kansas, police said 19-year-old Adhel Deng was the victim of a homicide.

Raytown man sentenced in drug conspiracy case, fraud scheme that used stolen IDs of Johnson County employees

A Raytown, Mo, man was sentenced in federal court Wednesday for his role in a fraud scheme that utilized the stolen identities of Johnson County, Kansas, government employees to make fraudulent purchases and his role in a $10 million conspiracy to distribute over 1,000 kilograms of meth. Michael B.

Police looking for missing, endangered 9-year-old in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - First responders have asked the public for help in finding a girl that was reported missing Wednesday morning. Kansas City police stated that 9-year-old Naomi Slayten, a biracial girl 4 feet 3 inches tall, was last seen in the area of 99th Street and Richmond Drive about 9 a.m.

KCPD Chief Stacey Graves addresses issues with south KC residents

New Kansas City Police Chief Stacey Graves appeared before a packed house January 16 at South Patrol and opened the floor to whatever anybody wanted to talk about. 'Racism, excessive force, I'm open," she told the meeting of the South Kansas City Alliance.

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