Shooting near Denver and Smart in Northeast KC

By Paul Thompson

Northeast News

A shooting near the intersection of Denver and Smart Avenues in the Historic Northeast on Tuesday, October 17 left two victims with serious injuries.

Police were dispatched to the 400 block of Denver on a report of shots fired just before 7:30 p.m. At the scene, the responding officers encountered two victims, both white males. One had sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries, while the other was suffering from critical injuries. In total, three residences on Denver were hit with gunfire.

A white female also sustained injuries, though she was not a victim of the shooting.

“She was injured from a fall as a result of the commotion,” said Sgt. Kari Thompson of the KCPD Media Unit.

Two victims told authorities that they were inside of their residence when they got shot, and were unable to see the assailant. No suspect information is known at this time. If you have any information regarding this shooting, please call the tips hotline at (816) 474-8477.

Comments are closed.

  • Kander officially launches mayoral campaign

    July 14th, 2018
    by

    By Paul Thompson Northeast News Mayoral hopeful Jason Kander enticed hundreds of supporters to brave inclement weather and road closures […]


    Tips to stay cool if you must be outdoors

    July 13th, 2018
    by

    By Dominique McCrary Northeast News Editorial Assistant As the summer continues to heat up, there are many people who are […]


    Lincoln Prep holds groundbreaking ceremony for new field

    July 13th, 2018
    by

    By Dominique McCrary Northeast News Editorial Assistant Thanks in part to a $100,000 donation from alum Charles Harris, Lincoln College […]


    Charges filed in June 30 Northeast homicide

    July 12th, 2018
    by

    By Paul Thompson Northeast News The Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office has charged 24-year-old Kansas City, Kansas man Gari A. Mansaw […]


    Independence Ave. retail development continues to get pushback

    July 12th, 2018
    by

    By Paul Thompson Northeast News The developers of a controversial, nearly $2 million Independence Avenue retail project met with Pendleton […]


  • KCPD Preguntas y Respuestas: Respondiendo Preguntas del Lector sobre la falta de Asistencian la Academia Hispana de Ciudadanos.

    July 11th, 2018
    by

    Story by Paul Thompson Northeast News Translated by Grasia Cabrera Fieles a su promesa, oficiales de la jefatura de policía de […]


    East Patrol to embark on outreach efforts

    July 11th, 2018
    by

    Paul Thompson Northeast News Kansas City, Missouri Police Department personnel at East Patrol are intent on making inroads in their […]


    Northeast Newscast Episode 57 – KCPD officials answer questions about the department’s failed Hispanic Citizen’s Academy

    July 10th, 2018
    by

    By Paul Thompson Northeast News In this episode of Kansas City’s Northeast Newscast, managing editor Paul Thompson sits down with […]


  • What’s Happening

    Big Eleven Lake – an Urban Oasis

    Michael Bushnell Northeast News In continuing with our 7-11 themed issue for July 11th, we offer this Max Bernstein-published Linen-type […]

    CID: Family Dollar and El Bazar de Dulce

    retorts illustrated by bryan stalder

  • Local Weather