Press Release

Platte County Sheriff's Office
Mark S. Owen, Sheriff
415 3rd Street Suite 10
Platte City, MO 64079
816-858-2424 (business)
816-858-3053 (fax)

Subject: Shooting Investigation
Date: 2017-02-18
Author: E. Holland
Public Information Officer
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Platte County Sheriff's Office
Mark S. Owen, Sheriff
415 Third Street, Suite 10
Platte City, MO 64079
(816) 858-2424 Business
(816) 858-3053 Fax

News Release

Date: February 18, 2016


Contact: Erik Holland
Public Information Officer

Reference Number

RE: Shooting investigation and Attempt to Locate

The Platte County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a shooting that occurred in the 4700 block of NW Fisk. The Sheriff’s Office received a call of a party shot in a home around 10:50 pm on Friday, February 17th. The victim, a 56 year old white male from Platte County, Missouri, was transported by ambulance to an area hospital with serious injuries. The Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating William Ross McHudson, a 27 year old, black male from Kansas City, Missouri. Mr. McHudson is currently wanted regarding this incident. Mr. McHudson may be driving a four door Maroon 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix with a temporary license plate. Anyone with information on Mr. McHudson’s whereabouts is asked to contact their local law enforcement agency or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

A picture of Mr. McHudson is attached to this press release.