UPDATE SATURDAY, 9:45P, - FROM KCMO POLICE SPOKESMAN SGT. JAKE BECCHINA -
This evening just before 6:00pm Brajaean Sledge responded to a Kansas City Missouri Police Station and identified herself to police. She was uninjured. She is talking with detectives now and the investigation into the shooting and robbery is ongoing tonight. Anthony King still remains a person of interest that police would like to talk to.
UPDATE, 5PM | Police said late Friday they are still searching for a missing teen, however they no longer believe she was abducted and have canceled the Amber Alert.
In a release Friday afternoon, police believe missing teen Brajaean Sledge is with Anthony King, a person of interest in the case.
Police still believe Brajaean is endangered and are interested in her safety.
EARLIER | KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Officials have issued an Amber Alert across state lines for a 15-year-old girl who went missing after a shooting.
Police say Brajaean Sledge may be in danger following a shooting Thursday at 2711 Elmwood.
She's described as 5'8", weighs 125 pounds and has black hair with a blonde weave. She was last seen wearing a white V-neck T-shirt and dark pants.
Police say Brajaean may be with the male shooting suspect, who should be considered armed and dangerous.
Late Friday morning, police said they had recovered the vehicle the suspect was thought to be driving, a 2017 Kia Forte with Missouri license plate MB5-G5B, but did not find him or Brajaean.
After the discovery, police extended the Amber Alert to include both Missouri and Kansas while detectives canvassed the area and crime scene personnel examined the car.
Police said they didn't extend the Amber Alert statewide Thursday night because they believed the suspect and Brajaean were somewhere in the metro area, but based on the new information, that may not still be true.
Police said the victim's grandfather was injured in the shooting. The grandfather told officers a man he didn't recognize came into his home at 5 p.m. and shot him.
Brajaean and the suspect were seen getting into the grandfather's 2017 Kia Forte and leaving.
"We have many, many department resources actively searching right now all over the city. We are utilizing every resource that we have to find this vehicle, the suspect, and this missing girl," KCPD Sergeant Jake Becchina explained.
Anyone with any information on Brajaean's whereabouts is encouraged to call 911, Kansas City police or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.