According to Missouri State Highway Partol Troop A at approximately 2:40 p.m., Grandview PD received a 911 call reference a disturbance involving a despondent male, who was acting in a violent manner, at a residence on 148th Terrace. Officers arrived on the scene to contact the suspect.
At the request of Grandview PD, the @MSHPTrooperDDCC is investigating an officer involved shooting.
The suspect exited the residence with 2 large swords and charged towards the officers. The suspect ignored verbal commands at which time 1 Grandview Officer fired 2 less lethal bean bag rounds striking he suspect. The bean bag rounds had no effect on the suspect.
The suspect continued to charge the officers w/ the swords. Fearing for their lives 1 officer fired his duty weapon striking the suspect thus stopping the threat. The officers rendered 1st aide to the suspect, who was transported to a local hospital. Investigation continues.
Update: The suspect involved has died. He has been identified as Larry Sannicolas, age 60, from Grandview, MO.