Shawnee councilman Justin Adrian resigns

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Shawnee City Councilman Justin Adrian has resigned, according to a release posted on the City of Shawnee's website.

A reason for his resignation was not listed in the statement. His resignation is effective immediately.

According to the release, the remaining council members may appoint someone to fill the position until a special election can be called. 

The City Council will discuss the issue at its Oct. 2 meeting. 

Adrian is also listed as a teacher in the Olathe School District. A district spokesperson told 41 Action News on Thursday that Adrian has been on administrative leave since Monday.

The district declined to provide further details about their investigation.

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