Four Teens Charged After South City Shooting, Robbery Spree Puts Victim in Hospital
|Jayven Moose, 18.|
Incident: Assault 1st (Shooting) Location: 5300 block of S. Broadway
Date/Time: 2/9/14 @ 23:03
Victim: 29-year old white female
Suspect #1: 17-year old black male
Suspect #2: 17-year old Asian male
Suspect #3: 14-year old Asian male
Suspect #4: 18-year old black male
The victim stated that she was walking south on Broadway when she observed a grey van driving south on Broadway. As the vehicle was driving, the occupants began shooting in her direction. The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the neck and was conveyed to a local hospital where she was listed as stable.
While responding to this incident, officers observed the vehicle described by the victim traveling west on Loughborough. After investigating the vehicle and its occupants, it was determined that they were responsible for the above incident. Investigation revealed the four suspects were also responsible for a Robbery 1st in the 3600 block of Neosho, Property Damage at Keokuk and Spring and an additional Assault 1st/Shots Fired Into A Dwelling in which no one was injured in the 7000 block of Trainor Court, all of which occurred on the night of 2/9/14.
All four suspects were taken into custody and two guns were recovered from the vehicle. The investigation is ongoing.