William C. Shimp Killed by Independence Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
East Ninth Street and Monroe Avenue
Mapping Police Violence:

An officer was in pursuit of a burglary suspect around 10 p.m and they headed into Kansas City. After a short foot chase, the officer shot and killed the person he or she was chasing.

Victim's Name: William C. Shimp

Agency Responsible: Independence Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 34

Race: White

Date of Death: May 5, 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: attack

Fleeing: Car

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5809

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