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  • 3 arrested after carjacking a vehicle with a child inside

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A carjacking and a kidnapping at a Walmart gas station led to three people getting arrested after a police chase in Kansas City Saturday night. According to police, a man was getting gas at the Walmart at 11601 East US 40 Highway just before 3 p.m. Saturday afternoon. When the man went to pay for the gas, a suspect jumped into the car with the victim’s 5-year-old child in the back seat and began to drive […]

  • KCKPD asking public to help identify this person possibly connected to a homicide investigation

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Police are requesting help from the public to identify and locate a person and a vehicle related to a homicide that happened Friday, September 13. FOX 4 originally reported on the shooting that occurred near 60th Street and Leavenworth Road on Friday afternoon, leaving a man in his late 20’s dead. The person that police are looking for is pictured below. The vehicle connected to the homicide, shown below, is a white 2006 Pontiac G6 with […]

  • Woman injured in drive-by shooting Sunday morning

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that left a woman with life threatening injuries Sunday morning. According to police, officers were called to 27th Street and I-70 shortly after 5 a.m. on reports of a shooting. Officers located a woman shot in the abdomen near I-70 and 18th Street in a vehicle with three other witnesses. It was determined that the woman was shot in the 4100 block of Vineyard Drive when a white Nissan Maxima […]

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    Man shot and killed in Sedalia Saturday night, suspect arrested

    SEDALIA, Mo. — Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed late Saturday night in Sedalia. According to police, officers were called to 11th & Ohio at around 11:30 p.m. to check on reports of someone being shot. After arriving, officers located a man in the street suffering from several gunshot wounds. The man died as a result of his injuries. The Sedalia Police Department began investigating the crime scene, and developed a suspect involved in the homicide. […]

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    Man shot in Platte City hotel room

    PLATTE CITY, Mo. — Police are investigating after a man was found shot at the Quality Inn early Monday morning. According to police, officers were called to 1201 Branch Street at around 3:25 a.m. to check on reports of gunfire. Officers located a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen. Investigators believe that the victim was shot inside one of the hotel rooms. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital and is currently in surgery. At this […]

  • Overnight I-70 rollover crash leaves 1 dead, 3 injured

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are investigating a single-vehicle rollover crash early Sunday that left one person dead, and three injured. According to police, officers were called to the area of I-70 and Stadium Drive shortly after midnight to check on a reported rollover crash. The investigators determined that a vehicle was traveling west on I-70 at a high rate of speed through a construction zone in the area, and for an unknown reason, lost control and went off the […]

  • KCKPD identifies 45-year-old Leavenworth County man who died in crash just 3 days after birthday

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash Sunday morning that left one man dead. According to police, officers responded to 123rd Street and Marxen Road at about 8 a.m. on reports of an injury crash. The initial investigation indicated that a truck was heading north on 123rd Street when it left the roadway and crashed into a heavily wooded area. The man driving the truck, 45-year-old Jason Knetter, was the only occupant of the vehicle.  He died […]

  • KCK police identify 25-year-old man killed in shooting early Sunday

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Police are investigating a double shooting Sunday morning that left one man dead, and another injured. According to police, officers responded to reports of a shooting in the 400 block of North 64th Terrace just before 1 a.m. When they arrived, officers found two men with gunshot wounds. Units from the KCKFD also responded with police to the shooting scene, and confirmed that one of the victims, 25-year-old Melvin R. James Jr. of Kansas City, Missouri, […]

  • 2 men armed with hand guns cause panic inside KC Walmart, police say no laws broken

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Things are back to normal Sunday afternoon but earlier there was a lot of chaos outside the Walmart located on North Boardwalk shortly after noon. Police say two men were armed with hand guns. According to KCPD the two men were at the store to buy ammunition for target practice. Missouri is an open-carry state and Walmart does not have signs banning customers from bringing guns into their stores. People are a little on edge after […]

  • 4 teens injured in Plaza hotel shooting

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are investigating after four teenagers were shot inside a hotel room on the Plaza early Sunday morning. According to police, officers were called to the Sheraton Hotel at 770 West 47th Street shortly after 3 a.m. to investigate a possible shooting. When they arrived, officers found four teenage victims inside one of the hotel rooms with gunshot wounds. The initial investigation found that there was a gathering in the room involving many teens. During the […]

  • Pedestrian killed in hit & run crash in Independence

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Police investigators are looking into a hit and run crash that left a 30-year-old woman dead in Independence Sunday morning. According to police, at around 5:30 a.m. an unknown vehicle traveling along US-24 Highway near Kiger Road left the roadway and struck a woman walking along the shoulder of the road. The driver immediately fled the area. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. The identity of the victim has not been released […]

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    1 woman injured, 1 juvenile killed in overnight KCMO double shooting

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are investigating a deadly double shooting that happened late Saturday night, leaving a woman injured and a male juvenile dead. According to police, officers were sent to the 8300 block of Tracy Avenue to check on an ambulance call with two assault victims shortly before midnight. After searching the crime scene, officers discovered that the two victims were shot after someone had fired a gun into a residence, striking a woman in the leg and […]

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