Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Man killed at 31st and Prospect on Friday identified

At about 2:51 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, officers were called to 31st and Prospect to investigate a shooting. Upon arriving, the officers found a male in the parking lot of the shopping center near Cash America Pawn. The man had been shot and was transported to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The man has been identified as 19-year-old Tyler R. Creal of Kansas City, Mo.

A second shooting victim was located at another area hospital at about 3:16 p.m. Friday. Detectives are investigating the possibility these two shooting victims may be related.

A witness reported the victim was chasing two other males through the parking lot. The victim was shooting at the two other males, and the two males were shooting at the victim.

The case is still under investigation, and anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).