KCK Capt. Robert Melton was shot at 22nd and Haskell in Kansas City, Kan., on Tuesday and by 2:45 p.m. one person was in custody and police had detained another person. He was pronounced dead at 2:55 p.m. on July 19, 2016. Kansas City, Kan., Police Chief Terry Zeigler tweeted at 2:02 p.m., “We have an officer shot at 22nd & Haskell. Start prayers, unknown condition.” The officer was in critical condition. Multiple suspects ran from the scene, according to police radio traffic.
KCK Capt. Robert Melton was shot at 22nd and Haskell in Kansas City, Kan., on Tuesday and by 2:45 p.m. one person was in custody and police had detained another person. He was pronounced dead at 2:55 p.m. on July 19, 2016. Kansas City, Kan., Police Chief Terry Zeigler tweeted at 2:02 p.m., “We have an officer shot at 22nd & Haskell. Start prayers, unknown condition.” The officer was in critical condition. Multiple suspects ran from the scene, according to police radio traffic.

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July 19, 2016 2:13 PM

Police Capt. Robert Melton has died; second KCK officer shot and killed in two months

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