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Sunday, 24 January 2021

Off-duty officer fires at home intruder

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Off-duty officer fires at home intruder
Off-duty officer fires at home intruder

An off-duty KCPD officer reportedly shot at a home intruder, who police are still searching for.

THAT BREAKING NEWS --A HOME INVASION ENDSWITH AN OFF-DUTY POLICEOFFICER FIRING SHOTS ATA SUSPECT IN HIS HOME.POLICE SAY THE OFFICERWOKE UP TO FIND THATPERSON IN HIS KITCHEN.BUT THIS MORNING -- THESUSPECT IS STILL ON THERUN.41 ACTION NEWSREPORTER CHARLIEKEEGAN IS LIVE NEAR THESCENE AT SAINT JOHN ANDASKEW.CHARLIE -- WHAT HAVEYOU LEARNED?WE JUST LEARNED THEOFFICER INVOLVED IN THISSHOOTING HAS A BEEN AOFFICER WITH KCPD FOR20 YEARS - ANDCURRENTLY WORKS ONTHE PATROL DIVISION.POLICE HAVE CANVASSEDTHIS AREA LOOKING FORTHE PERSON THEY THINKBROKE INTO THATOFFICER'S HOME - BUT NOLUCK FINDING HIM YET.WHEN WE SPOKE TO ASERGEANT - HE TOLD USAT ABOUT 2-30 THISMORNING AN OFFDUTYOFFICER CALLED DISPATCHSAYING HE HAD SHOT ATSOMEONE IN HIS HOME -AND THE PERSON RANAWAY.HERE'S HOW THE OFFICERDESCRIBED WHATHAPPENED: HE WAS HOMEALONE - HEARD NOISESDOWNSTAIRS - WENT TOCHECK IT OUT - AND SAW AMAN HE DID NOTRECOGNIZE - THEN SHOTAT THE MAN.WE ASKED WHETHERPOLICE THINK THISINTRUDER TARGETED THEOFFICER.Sgt.

Jake Becchina/KCPD5:43:05 there's absolutely noindication in this case herethat theintruder knew anything about theresident.

It appears to be inthemiddle of the night coming intohome.

There's no evidence thisofficer was targeted.

5:43:19"POLICE SAID THEY'LL HAVEST JOHN CLOSED FOR AWHILE LONGER AS THEYWRAP UP THEIRINVESTIGATION.THE OFFICER WHO LIVESHERE AND SHOT HIS GUNIS ON ADMINISTRATIVELEAVE - WHICH ISSTANDARD AFTER ANYSHOOTING.IN KCMO CK 41 ACTIONNEWS TODAY

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