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Friday, January 07, 2011

CSW BREAKING: KC-MO Shooting- Car Chase and Crash of Suspects

KC-MO emergency services responded to a reported shooting near 24th Street and Drury at 8:14 a.m. Friday morning.

While enroute to the call East Zone patrol police officers spotted what appeared to be the suspect vehicle- reported as a "stolen" 2011 white Ford sedan- speeding away from the scene.

Officers chased that vehicle to 18th Street and Benton Boulevard where- at 8:21 a.m.- the possible suspect vehicle crashed into "a taxicab." 

Extrication of at least one of the occupants of one of the vehicles the suspects crashed into was needed- but the occupant's injuries were reportedly minor.

The possible suspects- "2- younger- skinny black males wearing masks-" ran from the scene and police conducted a manhurt on and near the K.C. Terminal railroad tracks that run east-west near that scene.

While the manhunt was conducted- there was a "lockdown" of the Metropolitan Community College's Pioneer campus located a short distance away near 18th Street and Montgall.

The shooting victim from 24th St. and Drury- "a 29-year-old male shot in the buttocks" and weighing "about 400 pounds-" was transported to a Metro hospital in serious but sounding like not immediately life-threatening condition.

As of 9:15 a.m.- police possibly had one of the suspects caught at or near "19th Street and Park."

That suspect- reported as "a 21-year-old male-" suffered a head injury and was transported  emergency by KC-MO FD-EMS to a K.C. medical trauma center- "in police custody."

Police are still seeking the 2nd suspect as of 9:45 a.m. Friday morning.

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