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Deputy Involved Shooting

06-07-21

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Public Information Officer:
July 7th, 2021
Major Kevin Tieman,
Cass County Sheriff's Office
816-380-8615


Deputy Involved Shooting

At approximately 1539 hours, Deputies were dispatched to the 300 block of Lake Road, Garden City for a welfare check.

Upon their arrival to the residence, deputies observed a female on the front porch of the residence with a firearm in her hand. Deputies gave numerous commands to drop the weapon, however as the female pointed the firearm at the deputies, one deputy fired his service pistol, striking the female in the torso.

The female was transported by Garden City Emergency Services with critical injuries to a local hospital for medical treatment, where she later died due to her injuries.

The Western Missouri Sheriff's Office Critical Response Team, composed of deputies from Cass, Henry, and Bates, are investigating the shooting.

No further information is available at this time.


Update: 06-08-21

Subject Identified

The female victim who passed away as a result from her injuries has been identified as Ms. Crystal R. Guhr, 42, of Garden City, MO.



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