Detective Brad Lancaster Shot In The Line of Duty

(TUESDAY-May 10, 2016) Yesterday at approximately 12:20pm Detective Brad Lancaster of the Kansas City, Kansas Police Department responded to a suspicious person call at the Hollywood Casino in assistance to fellow officers.

The subject fled the scene on foot from fellow responding officer and was located by Detective Lancaster in a nearby field, the suspect opened fire striking Detective Lancaster before fleeing in his unmarked vehicle. 

Shortly after, the suspect carjacked another vehicle a short distance away and abducted two children who were still in the backseat. The man then carjacked a second vehicle and fled into Kansas City, Missouri, where he was located by officers.

While attempting to carjack a third vehicle the suspect shot a citizen, a short time after the suspect was shot by Kansas City, Missouri Police and taken into custody. Detective Lancaster was transported to a nearby hospital where he later succumbed to his wounds.