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Friday, February 03, 2017

BREAKING: Firefighters Dodge Exploding Ammo at Raytown MO House Fire

The fire is in the 5300 block of Appleton and the 5-company alarm was sounded at 5:15 pm..

Kansas City and Raytown fire crews began arriving at 5:22 pm- reporting "heavy smoke showing-" then- a minute later- Pumper-39 reports "ammunition going off" in the burning house in far northern Raytown.

The occupants have reportedly gotten out uninjured- with additional FD resources called to the scene.

There was one minor injury at this scene: transported to a hospital by Raytown EMS- he is "a 34-year-old male resident" who received minor burns and was in good condition.

The fire is under control by 5:45 pm..

The Red Cross has been requested to assist the home's occupants:  "2 adults and (5) children."

Cause under investigation.


Thursday, February 02, 2017

BREAKING: Reported Shooting in Overland Park Near I-435 and Metcalf

The call came in around 4:10 pm of a shooting in the 7500 block of West 106th Street at the Lodge of Overland Park Apartments.

It was reported that "the boyfriend of the daughter (at an apartment at that location) was shooting and a female was struck (by bullets)" there.

The suspect is reported to be a "(Named - Michael Collins Smith) black male- (born) 10-13-69" and "driving a red Kia Optima- left in unknown direction...."

At 4:29 pm- OPPD on-scene states "there is a male victim" of a shooting at he location

The female had minor gunshot wounds.

No EMS transport heard from the scene- and OPPD detectives were sent to the scene- a confirmed homicide there.