Arrest made in shooting death of Lee's Summit police officer Thomas Orr

Orr was shot to death at a Westport restaurant in August

September 20, 2017 - 5:56 pm

Kansas City, MO - The Kansas City Police Department says a person of interest has been taken into custody in connection with the murder of a Lee's Summit Police Officer.

Officer Thomas Orr was shot and killed at a gathering at Californo's Restaurant in Westport last month. Police say he was caught in crossfire after an altercation.

A person of interest was taken into custody Wednesday in an unrelated investigation.

Police say as that investigation progressed, he was identified as a subject of interest in Orr's homicide case.

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