Standoff ends peacefully after deadly Raytown shooting

Credit: 41 Action News
Published on October 14, 2019 - Duration: 01:51s

Standoff ends peacefully after deadly Raytown shooting

Raytown police are in a standoff with a shooting suspect.

Officers responded to a residence in the 800 block of East 85th Street around 1:13 p.m.

On Sunday to investigate a fatal shooting.


Standoff ends peacefully after deadly Raytown shooting

I'M ANDRES GUTIERREZ--A STANDOFF TONIGHT INRAYTOWN ENDSPEACEFULLY--UNLIKE THE WAY ITSTARTED."41 ACTION NEWS"REPORTER CAT REIDDETAILS THE SHOOTINGTHAT LED THE SUSPECTTO BARRICADE HIMSELFINSIDE HIS HOME.Cat Reid-Police spent more than sixhours at the scene behind meat 85th and stark in raytown.

Ashooting led to a standoff,leaving a neighborhood onedgeJohn Moore/Neighbor-around the neighborhood weall kind of knew this storywould have a tragic endingWHEN THE POLICE TAPEWENT UP NEAR JOHNMOORE'S HOUSE, HEDIDN'T REALIZE JUST HOWTRAGIC THAT ENDING HADBECOMEMoore-i mean who can envisionsomething like this?REPORTS OF GUNSHOTSBROUGHT RAYTOWNPOLICE TO 85TH ANDSTARK AROUND 1 PMSUNDAY.

WHEN THEYARRIVED, THEY FOUND AMAN IN THE FRONT YARDOF A HOME.HE HAD BEEN SHOT ANDKILLEDPOLICE SAY THE SHOOTERRAN FROM THE SCENE TOHIS HOUSE A BLOCK AWAY.THAT'S WHERE HEBARRICADED HIMSELF FORHOURS SUNDAYAFTERNOON.GRIEVING FAMILYMEMBERS STOOD BY ASPOLICE PROCESSED THECRIME SCENE- WITH HELPFROM THE MISSOURISTATE HIGHWAY PATROL.THAT SAME FAMILYWATCHED THE STANDOFFONE BLOCK AWAYTHE VICTIM'S COUSIN TOLD41 ACTION NEWS HE WASSHOT BY HIS OWNNEPHEW- WHO HADSTRUGGLED WITH MENTALHEALTH ISSUES.NEIGHBORS SAY THIS ISN'TTHE FIRST TIME POLICEHAVE BEEN CALLEDMoore-Last Friday afternoon when Ileft for work, there were 3squad cars and four officerslined up by his doorMOORE SAYS POLICE ALSORESPONDED LAST LABORDAY- WHEN THE MAN WASACTING ERRATICALLYMoorePerhaps, had there beensome sort of intervention atthat time, we wouldn't bestanding here talking aboutthis.

I think it's all very sadandtragicTHE STANDOFF LASTEDFIVE HOURSA TACTICAL TEAM FROMKANSAS CITY WORKEDWITH RAYTOWN POLICE TOGET THE SUSPECT INTOCUSTODY-RESOLVING THE SITUATIONWITH NO FURTHERTRAGEDYREPORTING IN RAYTOWN,CAT REID, 41 ACTIONNEWS.TWO SEPARATE HOMICIDESUSPECTS, ON

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