William Slyter Killed by Kansas City Police Department

Blast Zone No. 29573 - 0 Comments
Set Up On:
Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
E 23rd St & Lister Ave
Mapping Police Violence:

Around 1:30 p.m. an armed carjacking occurred, and an officer spotted the vehicle and activated lights and sirens. The vehicle fled, and a pursuit ended on Lister Avenue when the vehicle crashed.The driver -- reportedly a white man in his 20s -- ran away. The officer chased him and the person being chased allegedly presented a handgun, and the officer shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: William Slyter

Agency Responsible: Kansas City Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 22

Race: White

Date of Death: June 13, 2020

County: Jackson

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Other

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5921

Login to Comment using a Cop Blaster Account.


Register if you don't have a Cop Blaster account.