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Blue Springs police ID dead teen from Saturday's triple shooting

Posted: 3:25 PM, Nov 11, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-11 16:49:25-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Blue Springs police identified the teenager who was killed Saturday in a triple shooting in the 1200 block of Southwest Sunset St .

Jayden M. Lockett, 17, of Blue Springs was fatally wounded during an exchange of gunfire that also left two other teenagers hospitalized, police said Sunday.

Police said a 15-year-old boy who lived at the residence remains in intensive care at a local hospital with critical injuries.

A 19-year-old man who also lived at the house was shot during the incident. He treated for a gunshot wound to his elbow and released.

The Blue Springs Police Department’s Investigations Unit has developed a person of interest in the fatal shooting.

Police said Saturday night the 19-year-old had admitted to shooting Lockett, but the circumstances of the incident remained under investigation.

Officers were dispatched to the residence after receiving a call from someone who had been shot around 3:15 p.m. on Saturday.

The two surviving victims were transported to the hospital as police awaited a search warrant to enter the residence and investigate Lockett’s death.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the BSPD dispatch center at 816-228-0151 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).