For Release: 04-18-17
Prepared By: Captain Dyon Harper
Man Found Shot outside Residence
Raytown, MO – Raytown Police were called to a residence in the 5600 block of Woodson on Tuesday afternoon, 04-18-17, at about 12:30 p.m. The call was regarding the sound of shots fired and that someone had been shot. Officers arrived and found an adult man that had been shot, lying in the grass outside. Officers worked quickly from a trauma kit to render first aid to the victim, applying an occlusive dressing (chest seal) to the chest wound, and applying a tourniquet to an arm. The victim was responsive and was taken to an area hospital for treatment by Raytown EMS. It appears that the man will recover.
Two men have been taken into custody in connection with the shooting, but have not yet been charged.
Detectives are questioning witnesses and processing evidence.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call TIPS Hotline, at 816-474-8477 (TIPS.)