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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

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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.  

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September 8, 2020 Incident Reports

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Homicide Victim Identified

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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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Shooting Leaves Two Injured

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For Release: 07-25-2020

Released by: Detective Brandon Jeffery

Shooting Leaves Two Injured

Raytown, MO- On July 25th, 2020 at approximately 3:14 P.M., Raytown Police were called to the 11200 block of Lakeview Drive, in regard to a shooting.

Officers arrived on scene and located one adult male and one adult female, with apparent gunshot wounds.

The victims were transported to an area hospital with serious injuries.

Officers located the suspect, an adult aged female known to both victims, walking away from the residence on foot. The suspect was taken into custody without incident.

An investigation of the incident is underway.

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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

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Woman Shot in Early Morning Shooting

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 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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Men Charged in Connection to Shooting That Left Teen Dead

Press Release

For Release:               July 1, 2020

Prepared By:               Captain Dyon Harper

Men Charged in Connection to Shooting That Left Teen Dead

Raytown, MO- The Office of Jean Peters Baker, Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney, has charged two men in connection with a shooting that left a teen dead. Michael Richardson, an 18-year-old Kansas City man, was charged with Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, and Armed Criminal Action. Sean Hill Jr., a 21-year-old Grandview man, was charged with Unlawful Use of a Weapon and Armed Criminal Action. The charges stem from a shooting in Raytown on 06-30-2020, which left a teenage male dead.

Link to charging information:

https://www.jacksoncountyprosecutor.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=957

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Shootings Leave One Teen Dead

Press Release

 Prepared by: Captain Dyon Harper

Date: June 30, 2020

 Shootings Leave One Teen Dead

 Raytown, MO– At about 8:30 p.m., tonight (June 30, 2020,) Raytown Police responded to multiple calls of shots fired in the area of Raytown Plaza, a shopping center in the 6100 block of Blue Ridge Boulevard. Upon arrival, police officers found a teen male who had been shot and was deceased. He was at a smoke shop near the corner of East 63 Street and Blue Ridge Boulevard. Police also found two adult males at the opposite end of the shopping center, who were transported to an area hospital. One of those two males had been shot, but it was unknown if the other male had been shot. Their condition was unknown.

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

 

Report number 20-1873

 

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