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Man dead after shooting involving 2 Clay County sheriff's deputies, 1 Gladstone police officer

No law enforcement officers injured in shooting
Gladstone OIS
Posted at 5:28 AM, Mar 31, 2024

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man died in a shooting involving two deputies with the Clay County Sheriff's Office and one Gladstone police officer Saturday night in Gladstone.

No law enforcement officers or deputies were injured in the encounter, the Clay County Sheriff's Office said.

The Gladstone Police Department requested assistance with the traffic stop from the Clay County deputies around 10:20 p.m. Saturday near Englewood Road and Garfield Avenue in Gladstone, per the sheriff's office.

An interaction occurred between officers and Christopher Reever, 32, the passenger of the vehicle, according to the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department, the department investigating the shooting.

Multiple officers fired their weapons and struck Reever with gunfire around 10:36 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A firearm was recovered from the scene of the shooting.

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