Friday, March 27, 2009

Man shot by officers identified


The man fatally shot by officers the morning of March 26 at 31st and Charlotte streets has been identified as 19-year-old Fritz M. Leandre of Kansas City. He was shot after crashing his vehicle and pointing a gun at the officers when they approached his car. We are investigating to determine if there is a connection between the homicide at 811 East Armour and this suspect.
In that homicide, officers were dispatched to a shooting at 811 East Armour at 1 a.m. March 26. Upon arrival, they found a black male dead in an apartment with several gunshot wounds. If you have any information, call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).