Monday, January 4, 2010

Victims of weekend homicides identified

JAN. 7 UPDATE: Charges have been filed in the death of Antwan Clark. 27-year-old Tony Garrett of Kansas City, Mo., has been charged with second-degree murder.

On January 2, at 8:26 p.m., police were called to the intersection of 113th Street and Sycamore Terrace in regard to a one-car accident. Upon arrival, a black male shooting victim was located in the driver's seat with no signs of life. He has been identified as 17-year-old Cortez Wilson, a black male of Kansas City, Mo. (no photo available).

On January 3, at 1:40 p.m., police were called to a residence in the 2500 block of Chestnut in regard to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers were informed that the victim was shot in the front yard and transported to a local hospital by private vehicle. The victim was located at a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. He has been identified as 22-year-old Antwan Clark of Kansas City, Mo., and is pictured above. Witnesses state they heard the sound of gunshots and saw a black male wearing a black jacket and black stocking cap running south from the crime scene.

Detectives are following up on leads in both cases and ask anyone with information to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).