KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) — Authorities say one person is dead following an officer-involved shooting Tuesday afternoon on the city's east side.
Police were called just before 12:30 p.m. to the area of 35th and College for reports of two vehicles in a disturbance.
Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker briefly appeared on scene at 41st and College Avenue. This is where @kcpolice say an officer involved shooting took place. No officers were injured, but one person has been killed. pic.twitter.com/aPy54dXDVx— Greg Payne (@GregKCTV5) December 3, 2019
The Kansas City police helicopter notified police that were responding that one of the vehicles was traveling southbound. The helicopter observed the vehicle drive south and pull behind a residence in the 4100 block of college.
Detectives wearing police marked vest responded to the address to conduct an investigation. When a detective approached the subject inside the vehicle and during the course of the interaction, the detective discharged his firearm striking the subject.
The investigation at the scene revealed the deceased male was located inside a vehicle. His left arm and head were hanging out the driver window. On the ground in the vicinity of where his left hand was seen hanging was a handgun.
The deceased subject has been identified as 26-year-old Cameron Lamb.
The other vehicle and driver involved in the initial disturbance has been located. The detective involved is uninjured.