Monday, December 6, 2010

Victims of double homicide identified

Elijah Nelson

Just after midnight on Dec. 4, officers were dispatched to 36th and Woodland on a reported shooting. When police arrived, they found four men shot inside a parked car. One man was pronounced dead at the scene, and another died at the hospital. The other two were transported to the hospital in stable condition. The victims have been identified as 22-year-old Elijah J. Nelson (pictured) and 19-year-old Damen D. Washington (no photo available), both of Kansas City, Mo.

A possible suspect vehicle has been described as a black, newer model Chevy Monte Carlo or Impala with tinted windows. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).