Dakota A. Lukecart Killed by Independence Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
McBride Street and Barreto Lane
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Officer John Syme said Independence and Sugar Creek police officers were pursuing a maroon sedan. Both men in the sedan were shot, although the specific reasons weren't disclosed. The driver of the car, Dakota A. Lukecart, 22, died. The other man suffered a serious, but non-life-threatening injury.

Victim's Name: Dakota A. Lukecart

Agency Responsible: Independence Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 22

Race: White

Date of Death: January 24, 2017

County: Jackson

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Unarmed/Did Not Have an Actual Weapon

Weapon: unarmed

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Car

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 2247

Geography: Suburban

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