Kansas Jeweler Shot During Armed Robbery

A jewelry store owner in Lenexa, Kan., was shot during an
armed robbery June 23.

Lenexa Police Department public information officer Dan
Friesen tells JCK that a man entered
the Jewelry Shoppe on June 23 around 3 p.m. intending to rob the store.

“We don’t really know what happened and why he felt the need
to shoot the victim,” Friesen says. The victim was treated at a nearby
hospital. He is in stable condition.

Friesen says an undetermined amount of jewelry was taken.
Police are still investigating the altercation. However, Friesen says there
doesn’t appear to be any surveillance video. 

The investigation is ongoing and police are seeking the
public’s assistance.