LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo.– One suspect has been taken into custody in connection with a fatal shooting in Lee’s Summit today, according to a release from Sergeant Christopher Depue.
Police were dispatched to the 800 block of NE Magellan at 9:40 a.m. for reports of an armed disturbance. When officers arrived, a single victim was found and pronounced dead at the scene from apparent gunshot wounds.
The suspect, who investigators say was the victim’s brother, fled the scene in a vehicle.
As officers attempted to locate the suspect and process the crime scene, the suspect returned to the area and was taken into custody without incident.
Detectives say they are now working to determine what led to the argument and ultimately the deadly shooting.