UPDATE:

Release Date: 01-19-2021

Victims Identified

Raytown, MO – The victims from the incident in the 8300 block of Hedges Ave. last week, have been identified as Kenneth McKenzie, 69 years of age, and his wife, Etta McKenzie, 62 years of age, both residents of that home.

Police were called to the residence in the early hours of 01-13-2021. After an initial standoff, a male came to the door. He had been shot. That male was transported to an area hospital. Officers subsequently located Mr. and Mrs. McKenzie inside, who had injuries, and were deceased. The male who was transported to the hospital remains in serious condition.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Tips Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477.)

Report number 21-0089.

Raytown, MO – On 01-13-2021, at approximately 1:58 a.m., Raytown police officers were called to a “nature unknown” at a residence in the 8300 block of Hedges Ave. Officers arrived at that location and gunshots were heard coming from inside of the residence. An adult male was seen walking around inside the residence, but he refused officers’ commands to come out, initiating a standoff. SWAT officers were called to the scene.

About an hour later, the male came to the door. The male had been shot. Officers checked the residence and discovered another adult male, who had injuries, and was deceased. The first male was transported to an area hospital and was in critical condition.

The investigation was ongoing.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Tips Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477.)