Shawnee police investigating homicide following Sunday shooting inside apartment

Murder suicide indicated by investigation
Murder suicide indicated by investigation(KTTC)
Published: Sep. 18, 2022 at 9:18 PM CDT
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UPDATE: Man charged with murder after woman is shot in Shawnee

SHAWNEE, Kan. (KCTV) - A homicide investigation is now underway after a 25-year-old woman died following a shooting in Shawnee on Sunday evening.

Police were called out to the 7400 block of Flint St. to investigate a reported medical emergency.

When the first officer arrived on the scene, they heard what sounded like gunshots from inside the building, along with someone trying to leave the scene.

Authorities found a 25-year-old woman, identified Monday as Kathleen J. Dampier from KCK, who died from apparent gunshot wounds.

On Sunday evening, the police said two individuals were being questioned in connection with the shooting. On Monday, the police said a suspect “is in custody pending arraignment.”

At the time, police considered the case a “suspicious death.” On Monday, the police said they are investigating this as a homicide.

If you have any information about this case, contact the Shawnee Police Department at 913-631-2150 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).