Kansas City Missouri Police Department

Police searching for missing girl in Kansas City area

Amber Alert issued

June 22, 2018 - 11:21 am

Police in Kansas City, Missouri, are searching for a 15-year-old girl who was reported missing after her grandfather was found shot.

Police were called Thursday night to a home where the grandfather was found wounded. He is hospitalized in stable condition.

The man told police he didn't know the suspect who shot him before leaving with the victim's granddaughter, Brajaean Sledge. The suspect drove away in the victim's car.

Authorities believe the suspect is between the ages of 18 and 20 and may be armed and dangerous.

A potential motive for the shooting has not been disclosed.

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