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Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Update: Female dies from injuries in Cass County officer involved shooting

Cass Co –At approximately 1539 hours June 7th, Cass County Sheriff's Deputies and MSHP Troopers were dispatched to the 300 block of Lake Road, Garden City for a welfare check.

Upon their arrival to the residence, deputies observed a female on the front porch of the residence with a firearm in her hand. Deputies gave numerous commands to drop the weapon, however as the female pointed the firearm at the deputies, one deputy fired his service pistol, striking the female in the torso.

The female was transported by Garden City Emergency Services with critical injuries to a local hospital for medical treatment.

The Western Missouri Sheriff’s Office Critical Response Team, composed of deputies from Cass, Henry, and Bates, are investigating the shooting.

*Update* The female victim who passed away as a result from her injuries at a local hospital has been identified as Ms. Crystal R. Guhr, 42, of Garden City, MO.