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Officer Involved Shooting Investigation in Sugar Creek, MO

Homicide Investigation: 20100 block of E. 12th Terrace S.


Officer Involved Shooting Investigation

We are investigating an Officer-Involved Shooting that occurred at 2:19 a.m. this morning at McBride St and Barreto Ln in Sugar Creek, MO. The incident involved officers from the Independence Police Department, the Sugar Creek Police Department and two adult male suspects.

The shooting occurred during a vehicle pursuit of a maroon sedan that was being driven by one of the suspects. Both of the suspects were shot. One was pronounced deceased and the other sustained a serious but non life-threatening injury.Officer-Involved Shooting


The deceased suspect from this morning’s Officer-Involved Shooting has been identified as Dakota A. Lukecart, a 22 year old white male from Lincoln, Missouri. Mr. Lukecart was the driver of the vehicle during this incident. The injured passenger is still being treated at a local hospital.

Additional information will be released by the Independence Police Department when it becomes available