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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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January 11, 2021 Incident Reports

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December 4, 2020 Incident Reports

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November 9, 2020 Incident Reports

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October 28, 2020 Incident Reports

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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

Press Release

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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October 1, 2020 Incident Reports

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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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