Todd A. Pruitt
Died Thursday, Nov. 15 in Mission.
- 5700 block of Broadmoor Street, Mission
- Cause of death
Robert J. Pruitt
Todd A. Pruitt, 51, of Shawnee was fatally shot by his brother Robert J. Pruitt, 58, of Merriam in front of witnesses.
Todd Pruitt, a University of Kansas Hospital employee, was killed in the parking lot outside his office building in the 5700 block of Broadmoor Street, just north of Johnson Drive.
About 11 a.m., police received a tip that Robert Pruitt was near 104th Street and Blue River Road in Kansas City. Tactical officers began searching parkland and woods in the area.
When they spotted Pruitt near a creek just before noon, he turned a gun on himself and killed himself.
A motive was not released by police.
Police have cleared this case.