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Shawnee police investigating homicide after 25-year-old woman shot, killed Sunday

Suspect in custody
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Posted at 9:28 PM, Sep 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-19 17:12:56-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — Shawnee police are investigating a shooting death just before 6 p.m. Sunday in the 7400 block of Flint.

Officers responded to an apartment complex on reports of a medical emergency.

Upon arrival, police believe they may have heard gunshots from inside and witnessed a person attempting to leave the scene.

Once in the building, a deceased 25-year-old woman was located with apparent gunshot wounds.

Police later identified the victim as Kathleen J. Dampier.

A suspect is in custody and pending arraignment.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Shawnee Police Department at 916-631-2150 or the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.