Woman Identified in Overnight Raytown Park Homicide

June 17, 2019

The homicide victim from the overnight shooting at Sarah Colman-Livengood Park has been identified as Rayauna M. Hill, 17 years of age, of Kansas City, Missouri.

At about 12:24 A.M., Saturday morning (June 15, 2019) Raytown Police Officers were called to the area of Sarah Colman-Livengood Park, 5901 Lane, regarding a house that had been shot. The house was adjacent to the park. Moments later, police received a call that a woman had been shot at the park itself.

Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a young woman, Ms. Hill, lying in the park parking lot, who had suffered a gunshot wound. There were other people present at the park, who were rendering first aid. They were not injured. Ms. Hill was transported to an area hospital, where she was pronounced deceased. No arrests have been made in relation to the incident.

It was also discovered that at least three houses adjacent to the park, and the park office building that was located on the park grounds, had been struck by bullets. No occupants were injured.

Police continue to investigate. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the TIPS Hotline, 816-474-TIPS (8477.)

Report #19-1724

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