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Police identify 18-year-old victim of fatal shooting at Wendy's in Platte City Wednesday night

Deadly shooting at Wendy's in Platte City
Posted at 4:48 PM, Nov 18, 2023

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The victim of a fatal shooting at a Wendy's in Platte City, Missouri, Wednesday night has been identified as Kareem Z. Hassan, 18, according to the Platte City Police Department.

A second victim, who has not been identified, remains in critical condition at a local hospital as of Tuesday.

The shooting occurred around 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at the Wendy's located at 1400 Platte Falls Road. It remains unclear what events led up to the shooting.

Platte City police said Tuesday a 22-year-old suspect was charged with attempting to deliver a controlled substance and is in custody. Once the case is presented to the Platte County Prosecutor's Office, further charges may be filed.