For Release: 10-15-2016
Prepared By: Sgt. Dyon Harper
Teen Arrested, then Charged, After Shooting
Raytown, MO – The office of Jean Peters Baker, Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney, has charged Adrian D. Theus, a 17 year old Raytown teen, in connection with the shooting of another teen at a residence in the 9700 block of 65 Terrace, Thursday night, 10-13-2016.
Theus was charged with Assault 1st Degree and Armed Criminal Action, and is being held on a $75,000 bond.
See press release below:
KC man charged for wounding teen in Raytown shooting
For Immediate Release
Oct. 15, 2016
A 17-year-old Kansas City suspect has been charged in connection with the shooting Thursday night into a group of other teens, wounding a Raytown youth, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Adrian D. Theus, dob: 11/30/1998, faces the charges of Assault in the 1st Degree and Armed Criminal Action.*
According to court documents filed early today, witnesses followed a vehicle involved in a shooting in the 9700 block of E. 65th Terrace in Raytown. After fleeing police, the vehicle eventually was stopped in Kansas City after running over some stopsticks. Five males fled the vehicle. Two were captured, including the defendant. Witnesses told police Theus was one of two shooters in Raytown. The defendant told police he fired into a crowd because of an on-going feud between the two groups.
The case remains under investigation by Raytown police.
*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.
Adrian D. Theus Mug Photo:
**Update-10-14-16, 2:15 p.m.: The victim is still in the hospital, in stable condition. Both teens are still in custody, and no charges have been filed. Detectives are still actively investigating. Sgt. D. Harper.**
Released by: Sgt. Dyon Harper
Teen Injured in Shooting
Raytown, MO- On the evening of Thursday, 10-13-16, at about 10:34 p.m., Raytown Police were called to a residence in the 9700 block of 65 Terrace, regarding a shooting. When officers arrived, they learned that a teenaged male shooting victim had already been taken from the scene to a hospital, by private vehicle.
Moments later, Raytown officers located the suspect vehicle and attempted to stop it. A vehicle pursuit ensued. The suspect vehicle finally stopped near 71 Highway and Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard, in Kansas City, MO, where the occupants exited and ran on foot. A police helicopter unit and police K-9’s assisted in the search. Two teenaged males were apprehended and taken into custody.
The victim is in stable condition at an area hospital. No charges have been filed at this time and the investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Tips Hotline, at 816-474-TIPS (8477).