Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Woman killed by stray bullet in home identified

At about 9:52 p.m. Monday, April 26, police were called about gunfire in the 11600 block of Holiday in south Kansas City. While they were canvassing the area, they got more information that someone had been shot in the 11800 block of Holiday. Officers fournd 38-year-old Helen Ragan of Kansas City, Mo., dead in her home at 11815 Holiday. Several shots were fired outside Ragan's residence, and detectives believe a stray bullet from that shooting went inside Ragan's home and killed her. Homicide detectives ask anyone with information about the case to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477) or the Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043.