RAYTOWN, MO (KCTV) -- Police are investigating after a woman was shot and killed at Sarah Colman-Livengood Park.
Officers were called shortly before 12:30 a.m. Saturday to the 5900 block of Lane regarding a house that had been shot, which is adjacent to the park.
Shortly after that report, police received another a call that a woman had been shot at the park.
When the officers arrived, they located a young woman with a gunshot wound. There were other people at the park who were rendering first aid to the shooting victim. They were not injured.
Police say two individuals were seen running away after the shooting, but were not located.
No arrests have been made and the woman's identity has not been released at this time.
It was also discovered that at least three houses adjacent to the park and a park office were struck by bullets. Holes were left in windows and siding. The occupants of those buildings were not injured.
On Sunday, police were still working to figure out what happened leading up to the shooting.
Neighbors want more done to protect their neighborhood.
Eric Slaughter said he’s loved the neighborhood for the last 28 years.
“Nice, serene, quiet,” he said. “But, it’s been changing.”
The shooting woke him up when it happened.
“Pow, pow, pow, pow, pow,” he said. “Real quick, you know?”
It disrupted the calm of the neighborhood.
He said he initially wondered, “What are they doing with fireworks early in the morning?”
On Sunday, the past violence didn’t stop people from being present. People still came out to use the park for Father’s Day.
Neighbors said they want more help than just cameras to keep the place family friendly.
We reached out to the Raytown Police Department to see if the cameras were working. They did not answer our question.
“I don’t like it because the park is supposed to close at a certain time of night,” Slaughter said.
Closing time is 11 p.m. and, 90 minutes later, the shooting happened on Saturday.
Slaughter said it’s not the first time. “This is the second time of a matter of about a month,” he said.
We asked Raytown police for information on the shooting. They said they couldn’t find anything happening there since April.
Nevertheless, Slaughter said, “I was fearing for my life.”
On Saturday, his house was spared. However, he said bullet holes would have been in the kids’ rooms if his house had been hit.
Police continue to investigate and are still looking for suspects. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the TIPS Hotline, 816-474-TIPS.