Man shot, killed outside Raytown Schools building; district says children are safe

RAYTOWN, Mo. - A man was found dead inside a vehicle following a shooting at a Raytown Schools building late Thursday morning.

Students originally inside the building at 10750 W. 350 Highway were taken to the First Baptist Raytown church across the street as part of the district's emergency plan, said district superintendent Allan Markley. All the students are safe and have gone home for the day, he said, and a lockdown had been lifted.

Another man is currently in custody, according to police. The office building is closed for the day, Markley said.


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