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1 dead, 1 injured in attempted murder-suicide in Cass County

Sheriff IDs shooting victims from Friday incident
Cass County double shooting
Posted at 12:29 PM, May 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-26 16:35:52-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE 3:17 p.m., May 26 | Cass County authorities said the man who died Friday from a gunshot wound was Stuart F. Hampton, 34, of Peculiar.

According to new information released Tuesday by the Cass County Sheriff's Department, Hampton went to a residence in the 12200 block of East 233rd Street and shot a man, who remains hospitalized in serious condition.

Hampton died "from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot," according to the sheriff's office.

PREVIOUS | One person died and another was seriously injured after a shooting Friday in rural Peculiar, according to authorities.

Around 8:50 a.m., Cass County sheriff’s deputies responded to a domestic disturbance with shots fired in the 12200 block of East 233rd Street. One person was shot multiple times, and another was found deceased, the sheriff’s office said.

The person shot multiple times was transported to an area hospital, where they were in serious condition.

An officer at the scene told 41 Action News the dispute involved two male family members.

Deputies were processing the scene and collecting available evidence early Friday afternoon.

This is a developing story and will be updated.