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: 2018-06-22
Author: Sgt. Holan
Public Information Officer
Reference Number: 18-014

News Release

Date: June 22, 2018


Contact: Sergeant Micah Holan
Public Information Officer
(816) 858-2424

Reference Number: 18-014

Subject: Shooting Investigation

On Thursday, June 21th at 9:14 PM a disturbance occurred on the 5400 block of Venetian Drive in Houston Lake, Missouri. Jacob Stowers, a 25 year old white male of Kansas City, Missouri was shot and taken to a local hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries. Coty Borst, a 26 year old white male of Shawnee, Kansas, was taken into custody at 10:07 PM in an area near the house. Mr. Borst is currently being held at the Platte County Detention Center. The incident is still under investigation by the Platte County Sheriff's Office.
Sheriff Owen thanks the Kansas City Police Department and the Missouri State Highway Patrol for their assistance.