Shawnee police make arrest in fatal stabbing that killed man, 57 - KCTV5 News

Shawnee police make arrest in fatal stabbing that killed man, 57

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The stabbing happened shortly before 1:19 a.m. near 51st Place and Monticello Road. (KCTV5)The stabbing happened shortly before 1:06 a.m. near 51st Place and Monticello Road. The stabbing happened shortly before 1:19 a.m. near 51st Place and Monticello Road. (KCTV5)The stabbing happened shortly before 1:06 a.m. near 51st Place and Monticello Road.
SHAWNEE, KS (KCTV) -

UPDATE, 8:32 p.m. on Aug. 13: Shawnee police confirm a suspect has been arrested in connection to a fatal stabbing that happened last week. 

The Johnson County District Attorney's will handle the case from here on out. 


UPDATE: Metro Squad Detectives are currently following up on leads in this case and asking for the public’s assistance. 

They are searching for a white, four-door GMC or Chevrolet pickup that was seen in the area of 51st Place and Monticello in Shawnee on Wednesday around 1 a.m.

The truck was driven by a man who may have information pertaining to the investigation. 

Anyone with additional information on this case is asked to call the Metro Squad at 913-742-6090 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).

All previous coverage below.


Police in Shawnee say a man has died after being stabbed early Wednesday morning.

The stabbing happened shortly before 1:06 a.m. near 51st Place and Monticello Road.

The victim has been identified as 57-year-old David Paterno. 

Shawnee police have turned over the investigation to the Metro Squad. 

After performing CPR, emergency medical crews took the victim was taken to an area hospital with severe injuries, including several broken bones and lacerations. They say the victim was not breathing while being brought into the hospital and later died.

Police are searching for a suspect in regards to the incident.

Investigators spent much of the morning at the house collecting evidence and trying to understand the circumstances that led to the stabbing.

Some living in the neighborhood say the incident has been a traumatic morning for their families. Others who were out walking their dog or going on a morning run say it is a sad situation for the neighborhood.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the TIPS Hotline (816) 474-TIPS.

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