***UPDATED SUNDAY, 4/3/2022 @ 11:00 A.M.***
The deceased in the investigation has been identified as TreVez F. Johnson; 17 years of age from Kansas City, MO. Two other persons that we also in the vehicle were taken to a local hospital by a person who stopped along the highway; both of those victims were treated and released for minor injuries that night.
Detectives continue to follow leads in the case and the investigation is on-going; there are currently no persons in custody in the case.
By Sgt. Chris Depue
Lee’s Summit, Mo.— On Friday, April 1st, 2022 at approximately 9:10 p.m. emergency crews were called to the northbound lanes of I-470 near NE Lakewood Blvd on the report of a shooting.
When officers arrived they located a single vehicle on the inside shoulder of the northbound lanes of the highway. Officers located a single victim inside the vehicle that was deceased from what appear to be gunshot wounds.
Officers have the northbound lanes of I-470 diverted east onto the outer road; the road closure is anticipated to last several hours as investigators work to recover evidence and process the crime scene.
Investigators do not have a suspect description at this time. Victim’s name being withheld until family is notified.