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Suspicious Item Causes Evacuation, No Threat Found

Press Release

 By: Captain Dyon Harper

Date: 02-10-2020

Suspicious Item Causes Evacuation, No Threat Found

 Raytown, MO-On 02-10-2020, at about 3:17 p.m., Raytown Police received a call about a suspicious item that was left in the Quik Trip store, 8733 E. 63 Street, about an hour earlier. The circumstances surrounding the item and the person that left it caused the staff to call the police and initiate an evacuation of the store, in an abundance of caution.

When police arrived, they assisted in clearing the property of staff and customers. The Kansas City Missouri Police Bomb Squad was called to assist. The squad arrived, examined the item, and at about 5:10 p.m., determined that the item, a suitcase, and contents, were not dangerous. The store reopened for business after the item was deemed safe.

Report: 20-0461

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Overnight Shooting Leaves One Injured

Press Release

For Release: 12-06-2019

Released by: Detective Brandon Jeffery

Overnight Shooting Leaves One Injured

Raytown, MO- On December 6th, 2019 at approximately 4:45 A.M., Raytown Police were called to the 5600 block of Crescent, in regard to shots fired.

Officers arrived on scene and located one adult male, inside a residence, with apparent gunshot wounds.

The victim was transported to an area hospital with life threatening injuries.

The unknown suspects, who were believed to be on foot, left the area in an unknown direction.

An investigation of this incident is underway. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

Report #19-3710

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Man Dies From Injuries In Overnight Shooting

Man Dies From Injuries In Overnight Shooting

Raytown MO- The victim from the overnight shooting in the 5600 block of Crescent Ave has died from his injuries.  He has been identified as Phillip James, 28 years of age, of Kansas City, Missouri. The identity of the second victim is not being released at this time, but he remains in stable condition.

At about 10:37 P.M., Wednesday night (October 23, 2019) Raytown Police Officers were called to the area of 5600 block of Crescent Ave regarding shots fired.

Upon the officers’ arrival, they found two gunshot victims at the residence, both adult males.  Both victims were transported to an area hospital with life threatening injuries.  Detectives responded and the investigation continues.

Police continue to investigate. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the TIPS Hotline, 816-474-TIPS (8477.)

Report #19-3249

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Two Injured in Overnight Shooting

Press Release

Prepared by: Captain Dyon Harper

For release: October 24, 2019

Two Injured in Overnight Shooting

Raytown, MO – On Wednesday night, 10-23-19, at about 10:37 pm, Raytown Police responded to a residence in the 5600 block of Crescent, after receiving a call of shots fired. When officers arrived, they found two gunshot victims at the residence, both adult males. Both victims were transported to an area hospital with life threatening injuries. Detectives responded and the investigation is ongoing.

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

Report number 19-3249

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Man Charged In Shooting

Man Charged In Shooting

Raytown MO- The Office of Jean Peters Baker, Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney, has charged Ebe Nelson, a 29-year-old Raytown man, with Murder 1st Degree and Armed Criminal Action. The charges stem from a shooting that occurred Sunday afternoon, October 13, 2019, which resulted in the death of Frankie Gilmore.

Link to charging information: https://www.jacksoncountyprosecutor.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=847

19-3125

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One In Custody After Barricade

One In Custody After Barricade

Raytown MO- On Sunday afternoon, 10-13-19, at about 1:13pm, officers responded to the 8800 block of East 85th Street, after receiving a call of shots fired. When officers arrived, they found one gunshot victim deceased at the residence.

The suspect is in custody but has not been charged at this time. Detectives are continuing to investigate.

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

Report 19-3125

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Man Barricades Himself After Shooting

Man Barricades Himself After Shooting 

Raytown, MO – On Sunday afternoon, 10-13-19, at about 1:13pm, Raytown Police responded to a residence in the 8800 block of East 85th Street, after receiving a call of shots fired. When officers arrived, they found one gunshot victim deceased at the residence. The victim had been shot outside the residence by a known suspect, who ran to the area of 8500 block of Kentucky and barricaded himself inside his residence. Police are currently on the scene at that residences attempting to make contact with the suspect.

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

19-3125

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