KC man shot by police charged with rape, domestic abuse

Posted at 5:04 PM, Sep 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-27 18:04:32-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A 32-year-old Kansas City, Missouri, man who led police on a chase and was ultimately shot, faces rape and domestic abuse charges.

Pierre A. Bey-Crawford entered an apartment Saturday in the 7600 block of Monroe, where a woman he had been in a relationship with lives, and after demanding to see her phone, began beating her, according to charging documents.

Bey-Crawford also sexually assaulted and strangled the woman, then left the residence in her vehicle, documents state, and led Kansas City, Missouri, police on both a vehicle and foot pursuit.

Police took Bey-Crawford into custody after he was shot by an officer near East 63rd Street and Swope Parkway on Saturday. He was transferred to Research Medical Center due to injuries.

He also had prior convictions and "domestic violent incidents involving the victim," according to a news release from the Jackson County prosecutor's office.

Other charges include armed criminal action, unlawful use of a weapon and unlawful possession of a firearm.

Prosecutors requested a $250,000 cash bond.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating the KCPD officer's shooting.

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