Kansas City 2023 Holiday Season Of Domestic Violence Endures

Again . . . What's important here is to DE-STIGMATIZE the need for help. 

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Domestic violence is a problem that often plagues families from across the demographic spectrum. 

Tonight local news notes this tragedy amongst a rural family that reminds us that tensions will continue to run high at the end of the year, amid the playoff, as Winter takes hold and as those credit card bills come due. 

Here's the word . . .

The suspect, identified as a family member, was apprehended on-site without incident and is currently in custody for questioning. The shooting was determined to be a domestic violence assault between a father and son.

Multiple witnesses were present and have been interviewed by law enforcement.

The Grain Valley Police Department emphasizes that this is an isolated domestic incident, and there is no ongoing threat to the community.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has been called in to assist with the crime scene investigation. The police department is collaborating closely with the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office and the Jackson County Medical Examiner’s Office to ensure a thorough and impartial inquiry.

The police department will continue to release information as the investigation progresses and updates become available.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Deadly shooting between father and son Christmas night in Grain Valley

On the evening of December 25, officers from the Grain Valley Police Department responded to a shooting at a home in the 700 block of SW Woodland Circle.