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1 dead, 2 injured in Warrensburg shooting, suspect on the loose

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Posted at 5:14 AM, Aug 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-01 16:04:09-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE: August 1, 11:30 a.m.: Police have identified the victim who was shot shortly after midnight as Maliyah S. Lakey, 18, of Warrensburg. A suspect is not yet in custody.

EARLIER | An 18-year-old female was shot and killed, and two other people injured, at a home in the 400 block of Grover street overnight.

Police were called to a shooting Saturday morning. Upon arrival, officers discovered three shooting victims.

An 18-year-old female from Warrensburg was dead at the scene from an apparent gunshot wound.

A 20-year-old male and a 17-year-old female also were shot and transported to an area hospital. Their injuries are non-life threatening.

Initial reports indicated that a large party was taking place at a home when a fight broke out.

A male suspect pulled a gun and started shooting, striking three victims.

The dead female was found in an alley in the rear of the house.

Police still are searching for the male shooter.

Anyone with any information is encouraged to call police.