James Payton recounts shootout with Ward Parkway Center gunman

In 2007, KCPD officer James Payton wounded David Logsdon at the Express Mart on Bannister Road before Logsdon drove on to the Ward Parkway Center where he killed two people in the parking lot and injured others inside. Police then killed Logsdon.
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In 2007, KCPD officer James Payton wounded David Logsdon at the Express Mart on Bannister Road before Logsdon drove on to the Ward Parkway Center where he killed two people in the parking lot and injured others inside. Police then killed Logsdon.

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