For Release: 05-24-2020
Released by: Detective Brandon Jeffery
Officer Involved Shooting Leaves One Injured
Raytown, MO- On May 24th, 2020 at approximately 5:23 P.M., Raytown Police were called to the 6000 block of Kentucky, in regard to a disturbance with a possibly armed subject.
Officers arrived on scene and located the possibly armed subject. Moments later, during the encounter, one officer fired, striking the subject. The subject was transported to a local hospital for treatment and was later released to police custody. Officers were not injured during the incident.
The officer was placed on routine administrative leave. Raytown Police requested that the Missouri State Highway Patrol conduct the investigation.