KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The victim killed in a shooting that also wounded four people in a popular Kansas City entertainment district was just 17 years old, authorities say.
Police identified the teen Monday as Devin Harris, and said three men injured in the Westport shooting in Kansas City, Missouri, are in stable condition. Two of them had been in critical condition. A women also sustained non-life threatening injuries around 1:30 a.m. Saturday after shots were fired by occupants of a sport utility vehicle.
Devon Carter, 25, of Kansas City, Kansas, is jailed on $150,000 bond on charges of unlawful use of a weapon and armed criminal action in the shooting. Court records say he told police that he was driving the SUV after going to a Westport club with 30 friends and family for a birthday celebration. He told police that there was an altercation with another group after they left the club, leading to the gunfire.
No attorney is listed for Carter in online court records.
An off-duty police officer witnessed the shooting and fired his gun at the SUV. But Officer Doaa El-Ashkar also said Monday that an investigation found that the officer didn't strike anyone. She said officers continue looking for other suspects but provided no details.
According to a spokesperson for the Kansas City police, one of their off duty officers, “discharged his weapon at the people who were involved and actively shooting. We do know Westport security officers were also involved, but it is unknown at this time the extent of their involvement.”
Police also said," detectives investigation thus far has revealed that our involved KCPD officer's gunfire did not strike any of the individuals involved in this incident."
All Kansas City officers, and Westport security are OK.
Another officer located an SUV matching the description police were looking for with bullet holes at 39th and Main and subsequently took one person into custody.
Detectives will be looking for any video available, and if anyone has video or information regarding this incident, please contact the homicide unit at 816-234-5043 or the anonymous TIPS hotline 816-474-TIPS.