KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- One person has died after a shooting late Friday night in Kansas City. Police responded to the 9500 block of James A Reed Road just after 10:30 p.m. in regards to a shooting. When they arrived, officers found a male with apparent gunshot wounds. EMS pronounced him dead at the scene.
Brandon D. Johnson, 34, of Kansas City, Missouri, was charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the shooting death of Ernest Gibson, Jackson County announced Thursday. Gibson was found shot to death around 1 a.m. on Wednesday in the 4000 block of East 69th Street.
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JACKSON COUNTY, MO (KCTV) -- A Kansas City man has been charged in connection with a fatal shooting that happened on Wednesday. According to the Jackson County Prosecutor's Office, 34-year-old Brandon D. Johnson has been charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action. According to court records, KCPD officers went...
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE: Kansas City police have identified the victim in the deadly shooting that occurred overnight. The victim was identified as Ernest E. Gibson, 63. Detectives are making headway on identifying a person of interest and hope to have a case presented to prosecutors soon. ORIGINAL STORY.
The era of mass surveillance is not without it's problems. Here's a look at cowtown questions and an upcoming report that might impress those who don't understand they're on camera for a good portion of their day. www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . . Kansas City Police Department's use of body...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Body cameras and how the Kansas City Police Department uses them will be under the microscope in the coming months. Last year the department received more than 800 body cameras. The department trained and distributed the cameras to officers between November 2020 and April 2021. The cameras are now being worn by officers across the city and in the department’s traffic enforcement unit.
KCPD was called to the 4200 block of East 69th Street about 12:45 a.m. Wednesday.
Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter and Team Roc have filed a lawsuit that alleges the Kansas City Police Department has covered up the misconduct of its officers. As a result, Team Roc aims to access records that would provide insight into complaints made against members of the department's investigative division. According to Deena Zaru of ABC News, Team Roc attorney Alex Spiro previously sought out information from the KCPD, but the records that were provided were "not sufficient."
JAY-Z’s Team Roc is about that action! The social justice arm of RocNation filed a lawsuit against the Kansas City Police Department on Monday (September 20). Headed up by Team Roc attorney Alex Spiro, the lawsuit claims the KCPD is covering up police misconduct by withholding documents that detail complaints against KCPD’s investigative department as well as police officer training and supervision of officers.
Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter and Team Roc have filed a lawsuit that alleges the Kansas City Police Department has covered up the misconduct of it’s officers. The legal request filed Monday in Wyandotte County District Court by Roc Nation’s criminal justice division, Team Roc. As a result, Team Roc aims to...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police took one man into custody Monday night following a shooting that left a woman dead and a man critically hurt. Police say the shooting happened around 10:45 p.m. in the 300 block of Van Brunt, which is just north of its intersection with Independence Avenue. Officers responding to a call for the sound of gunshots found both victims at the scene.
One woman is dead and a man is injured following a double shooting last night. At approximately 10:45 p.m. Monday, Kansas City Police Department (KCPD) officers were called to the 300 block of Van Brunt Boulevard on sound of gun shots. Shortly thereafter, the call was updated to a shooting...
In a tumultuous start to the decade, the KCPD has found itself struggling to retain and recruit officers — a development that Chief Richard Smith attributes in large part due to budget constraints handed down from officials in city hall. The total appropriated budget has indeed fallen by a total...