Blue Springs Police searching for woman accused of shooting man and 7-year-old girl
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. (KCTV) - A 24-year-old woman is wanted by the Blue Springs, Missouri, Police Department for felony first-degree assault.
According to police, Samantha J. Thrasher is wanted following an incident on May 20 at a hotel in Blue Springs. She’s accused by BSPD of assaulting a 36-year-old man with punches and shooting him multiple times, as well as shooting a 7-year-old girl one time.
The 7-year-old girl suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being shot in the elbow. Future mobility of the elbow is unknown, according to a probable cause document, which said the girl is scheduled to undergo reconstructive surgery of her elbow.
The incident took place May 20 at 11:52 p.m. in the 700 block of NW South Outer Road.
Thrasher, who is from Kansas City, Kansas, is 5-foot-4 and 100 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair. Police said she drives a light brown 2003 Chevy Tahoe and should not be approached if located.
Later on Thursday, the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office stated that Thrasher has been formally charged with two counts of first-degree assault and two counts of armed criminal action. Prosecutors requested a $200,000, 10% bond.
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