Woman found dead in Lee’s Summit apartment

Posted at 8:48 AM, Dec 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-15 09:48:58-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police in Lee’s Summit are working to learn more about the circumstances of a shooting Tuesday morning that left a woman dead.

According to police, around 7 a.m. officers were sent to an apartment building in the 500 block of NE Howard Ave.

When they arrived at the building, they found a woman dead inside the apartment. Police also found a man in the apartment suffering from a non-life-threatening injury. The man was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Police said their initial investigation indicates the incident involved only those inside the apartment and are not looking for any additional suspects.

For jurisdictions that utilize the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline, anonymous tips can be made by calling 816-474-TIPS (8477), submitting the tip online or through the free mobile app at

Annual homicide details and data for the Kansas City area are available through the 41 Action News Homicide Tracker, which was launched in 2015. Read the 41 Action News Mug Shot Policy.