KCPD Officers Confront Wrongful Death Lawsuit After Shooting

Denizens of the local discourse might remember this story given that local "faith community leaders" claimed the suspect was "executed" until their own video depicted a horrific struggle with police during an arrest that would've gone a lot smoother if the guy would've just cooperated and waited until a court date to fight pending charges against him.

Moreover, even prosecutors in STL declined to recommend any charges. 

One last thing for casual readers . . .

Many, but not all, gas stations on Prospect remain EXCEPTIONALLY dangerous as this 2021 case demonstrates . . . In fact there was a shooting last night at Prospect BP . . . This is a not-so-fun fact that locals might want to keep in mind as a new stadium will push more traffic out this way. 

Here's the long-shot legal action filed today along with more reporting . . .

"The seven-page filing made on Monday, Feb. 12, includes just one count — wrongful death — and names several Kansas City, Missouri, police officers as defendants.

"A lengthy review of the police shooting at the BP Gas station near 62nd and Prospect — which included the Missouri State Highway Patrol and eventually a special prosecutor from the St. Louis area — determined the officers acted within their authority in the shooting death of Johnson and declined to recommend or file charges."

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

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