One Injured, One Dead in Overnight Shooting

Press Release

Released by: Captain Dyon Harper

Release Date: 01-13-2021

One Injured, One Dead in Overnight Shooting

Raytown, MO – On 01-13-2021, at approximately 1:58 a.m., Raytown police officers were called to a “nature unknown” at a residence in the 8300 block of Hedges Ave. Officers arrived at that location and gunshots were heard coming from inside of the residence. An adult male was seen walking around inside the residence, but he refused officers’ commands to come out, initiating a standoff. SWAT officers were called to the scene.

About an hour later, the male came to the door. The male had been shot. Officers checked the residence and discovered another adult male, who had injuries, and was deceased. The first male was transported to an area hospital and was in critical condition.

The investigation was ongoing.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Tips Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477.)

Report number 21-0089.

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