Lee's Summit Police Seek Fugitive In Burglary Case
April 5, 2013
Shannon L. Walz Photo Courtesy of LSPD
The Lee’s Summit Police Department is seeking information from the public on the whereabouts of 37 year old Shannon L. Walz of Kansas City. On March 28th Jackson County Prosecutors charged Walz with one count of 1st Degree burglary in relation to a residential burglary in Lee’s Summit on March 5th, 2013. Just after midnight on March 5th, 2013, officers were called to an apartment complex located in the 600 block of SE M-291 Highway. The victim told police that he was awakened by his dog barking and after retrieving a handgun he observed a male standing in his bedroom doorway holding a weapon. The victim stated that he fired two shots at the suspect who fled from the apartment.
During the course of the investigation, information was obtained that the suspect was seeking treatment at a hospital in Kansas City, MO. Detectives with the Lee’s Summit Police Department responded to the hospital and interviewed the man who said he was robbed while in Kansas City. A bullet was recovered from the man’s shoulder and after a laboratory examination; the bullet was matched back to the victim’s handgun.
Walz is described as a 6’0 tall and 180 lbs. with black hair and brown eyes. Walz is considered dangerous and if located, please TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS or the LSPD at 816-969-1752.and do not approach the suspect.