Name withheld by police Killed by Kansas City Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
Independence Avenue and Hardesty Avenue
Mapping Police Violence:

Police said they heard about a man who robbed another person at a bus stop in the area. The man got on a KCATA bus. The driver of the bus noticed the robbery suspect in the vehicle and attempted to drive at a slow speed to allow police time to get to the bus. A Kansas City Police Department officer attempted to get on the bus from the back side entrance, and the man shot the officer. The man allegedly turned and shot the bus driver before getting off the bus, where police shot and killed him.

Agency: Kansas City Police Department

Motive: Robbery

Confrontation Type: Violent Crime

Service Call: Yes

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Name withheld by police

Death Date: July 2, 2020

County: Jackson

Geography: Urban

Gender: Male

Age: Unknown

Race: Unknown race

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

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