One dead in Amtrak train shooting at Lee’s Summit, police are searching for a suspect


A shooting on an Amtrak train in Lee’s Summit left one dead Friday night.

Independence Police were called around 9:15 p.m. to the Amtrak station in the 1100 block of West Pacific.

According to Sgt. Chris Depue, spokesman for the Lee’s Summit Police Department.

The train traveled north to Independence where the victim was treated, but pronounced dead at the scene.

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The suspect was a train passenger who fled to Lee’s Summit, Depue said. Detectives were interviewing passengers for more information.

The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification of the family.


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