Thursday, June 24, 2010

Homicide victim found shot in wrecked SUV identified

At about 10:15 last night, June 23, police were called to the 4000 block of Vineyard Road regarding a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a shooting victim in the driver's seat of a black SUV. He was pronounced dead a short time later at a local hospital. He has been identified as 21-year-old Miles T. Moore of Kansas City, Mo.

Two witnesses who were in the vehicle when the shooting occurred said they were driving down the street when an unknown person shot the driver. Their vehicle then crashed into a tree. Others said a dark-colored SUV was seen leaving the area right after the shooting. There are no suspects in custody and anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).