Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Teen killed at bus depot identified

At about 1:45 p.m. yesterday, Feb. 22, police were called to the Metro Center KCATA bus depot at 39th and Troost on a reported shooting. Upon arrival, they found a deceased male on the floor of the depot suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He has been identified as 18-year-old Avion D. Williamson of Kansas City, Mo.

Witnesses reported that Williamson was with a group of people inside the bus depot waiting area. He went outside with the group, then he came back inside and sat down. Another member of the group that had been outside then walked back inside and shot Williamson multiple times. The male suspect fled the area on foot.

Police have no suspects in custody. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).

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