Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Homicide victim identified, suspect in custody


An officer was on patrol around 7:58 p.m., Tuesday, May 12, in the area of 54th and Prospect when he heard gunshots. He drove to the area of 54th and Wabash and found an 18-year-old male lying in the street suffering from gun shot wounds. The man was transported to an area hospital , where he later died. The victim has been identified as Larry L. Mitchell Jr. of Kansas City, Mo. A suspect was arrested this morning and charges are pending.