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Victims Identified

Press Release

Released by: Captain Dyon Harper

Release Date: 01-19-2021

Victims Identified

Raytown, MO – The victims from the incident in the 8300 block of Hedges Ave. last week, have been identified as Kenneth McKenzie, 69 years of age, and his wife, Etta McKenzie, 62 years of age, both residents of that home.

Police were called to the residence in the early hours of 01-13-2021. After an initial standoff, a male came to the door. He had been shot. That male was transported to an area hospital. Officers subsequently located Mr. and Mrs. McKenzie inside, who had injuries, and were deceased. The male who was transported to the hospital remains in serious condition.

The investigation is ongoing.

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

Report number 21-0089.

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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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Police Respond to Shooting

Press Release

Prepared by: Captain Dyon Harper 

Date: October 16, 2020 

Police Respond to Shooting

Raytown, MO– At about 5:52 p.m., today (October 16, 2020,) Raytown Police were called to an apartment complex in the 9400 block of East 63 Street regarding a person who had been shot. When officers arrived, they discovered that a subject had, in fact, been shot. The victim was transported to an area hospital and their condition was unknown. There is no suspect information and no arrests have been made.

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

Report #20-2932

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Amber Alert Canceled for Missing Teen

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Released by: Captain Dyon Harper

Release Date: 10-03-2020

Amber Alert Canceled for Missing Teen

Raytown, MO – On 10-03-2020, at approximately 7:56 p.m., Raytown police officers were called to a reported armed abduction at Quik Trip, 9323 E. 350 Highway. It was reported that Xaivon Mckinzey, a 16-year-old black teen, entered a gray Chevy Malibu against his will, by two black males. Information obtained at the scene indicated that the males were armed. The Malibu left the area eastbound on 350 Highway.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol was notified and an Amber Alert was issued. The investigation was underway.

Minutes before 10:00 p.m., Mckinzey reportedly returned to his residence. The Amber Alert was cancelled. Detectives continue to investigate the circumstances of the incident. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Tips Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477.)

Report number 20-2793.

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Additional Teen Charged After Drug Deal Ends in Homicide

Press Release

For Release:               September 12, 2020

Prepared By:               Captain Dyon Harper

Additional Teen Charged After Drug Deal Ends in Homicide

Raytown, MO- The Office of Jean Peters Baker, Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney, has charged an additional teen in connection with a homicide that resulted from a drug deal on August 10, 2020. Deterice Doss, a 17-year-old Raytown teen, was charged with Murder, 2nd Degree.

Link to charging information:

https://www.jacksoncountyprosecutor.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=998

Report 20-2297

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Teen Charged After Drug Deal Ends in Homicide

Press Release

For Release:               September 9, 2020

Prepared By:               Captain Dyon Harper

Teen Charged After Drug Deal Ends in Homicide

Raytown, MO- The Office of Jean Peters Baker, Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney, has charged a teen in connection with a homicide that resulted from a drug deal on August 10, 2020. Xzaveion King, a 17-year-old Lee’s Summit teen, was charged with Murder, 2nd Degree.

King remains in police custody.  

Report 20-2297

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Homicide Victim Identified

Press Release

Prepared by: Capt. Dyon Harper

Date: August 12, 2020

Homicide Victim Identified

Raytown, MO– Raytown Police have identified the man that was killed Monday night (08-10-20) as Lucas Jester, a 19-year-old Kansas City man.

Raytown police officers were called to several reports of gunshots in the area of the 8400 block of Lane Drive Monday night. Officers arrived at that location and found a vehicle parked on the street with Mr. Jester inside. Jester was deceased. The investigation is ongoing.

Report #20-2297

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One Dead in Overnight Shooting

Press Release

Released by: Captain Dyon Harper

Release Date: 08-11-2020

One Dead in Overnight Shooting

Raytown, MO – On 08/10/2020, at approximately 9:23 p.m., Raytown police officers were called to several reports of gun shots heard in the area of the 8400 block of Lane Drive. Officers arrived at that location and found a vehicle parked on the street with a deceased white male inside. The male appeared to have been shot.

The investigation is ongoing. No arrests have been made.

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

Report number 20-2297.

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Man Charged in Early Morning Shooting

Press Release

For Release:               July 3, 2020

Prepared By:               Captain Dyon Harper

 Man Charged in Early Morning Shooting

Raytown, MO- The Office of Jean Peters Baker, Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney, has charged a man in connection with an early morning shooting today (07-03-20) that left a woman shot. Tyrone Johnson, a 47-year-old Independence man, was charged with Kidnapping, Domestic Assault, Armed Criminal Action, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, and Tampering with Physical Evidence.

Johnson remains in police custody. The female victim had since been released from the hospital.

Link to charging information:

https://www.jacksoncountyprosecutor.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=961

Report 20-1896

 

Tyrone Johnson Mug Photo

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Woman Shot in Early Morning Shooting

Press Release

 Prepared by: Captain Dyon Harper

Date: July 3, 2020

 Woman Shot in Early Morning Shooting

 Raytown, MO– At about 6:09 a.m., today (July 3, 2020,) an off-duty Raytown Police Officer was driving on Raytown Road and came upon an adult female who was fleeing from a black car, which was stopped in the road on Raytown Road, just north of 59 Street. The officer, who was in his personal vehicle and not in uniform, allowed the female into his car to take her to Police Headquarters, which was only blocks away. As they began to drive to Police Headquarters, an adult male in the black car fired multiple shots into the officer’s car. The suspect fled the scene. When the officer and the female arrived at Police Headquarters moments later, it was discovered that the female had been shot. The Officer was not struck. The female was transported to an area hospital.

At about 6:54 a.m. today, Raytown Officers located the suspect at an address in Kansas City, Missouri, where he was taken into custody.

The investigation is ongoing.

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