Shooting at Ken's Coins
He had a gun

Independence, KS

#41 Jan 9, 2013
On 1/9/13 at approx.1031 a.m. Officers of the Independence Police Dept. were dispatched to 1819 N. Penn Ave. (Uncle Ken's Coin Shop) in reference to a shooting at that location. Upon arrival, Officers learned that a black male subject had entered the shop and robbed the store owner at gunpoint. A struggle ensued and the owner had shot the suspect. The suspect fled the business on foot. Officers located and apprehended the suspect in the alley of the 1700 block North Penn Ave. The black male subject had been shot several times, and was transported to Mercy Hospital in Independence. The subject was later transferred to St. Francis Hospital in Wichita by helicopter. The store owner was also injured during the struggle and was transported to Mercy Hospital in Independence for treatment. The store owner suffered a gunshot wound to the left arm
Hey Dummy

Coffeyville, KS

#42 Jan 9, 2013
He had a gun wrote:
On 1/9/13 at approx.1031 a.m. Officers of the Independence Police Dept. were dispatched to 1819 N. Penn Ave.(Uncle Ken's Coin Shop) in reference to a shooting at that location. Upon arrival, Officers learned that a black male subject had entered the shop and robbed the store owner at gunpoint. A struggle ensued and the owner had shot the suspect. The suspect fled the business on foot. Officers located and apprehended the suspect in the alley of the 1700 block North Penn Ave. The black male subject had been shot several times, and was transported to Mercy Hospital in Independence. The subject was later transferred to St. Francis Hospital in Wichita by helicopter. The store owner was also injured during the struggle and was transported to Mercy Hospital in Independence for treatment. The store owner suffered a gunshot wound to the left arm
Pretty sure it was Ken's gun and he got shot in the stuggle by his own gun.
He had a gun

Independence, KS

#43 Jan 9, 2013
wtf??? dude can you read??? Black male entered store and robbed the store owner at GUNPOINT
Sad

Wichita, KS

#44 Jan 9, 2013
well regardless if he had a gun that was real or not, as a business owner who has time to check to see if it is real?? Ken was protecting something he worked hard for..and the key word is WORKED, he didn't steal his way to his own business, I have heard bad things about Ken's business practices, accepting stolen items, but that isn't here nor there, he was protecting himself, don't want to get shot dont wave a real or fake gun, you take the chance. Hope that he will be fine!!
wtf

Lebo, KS

#45 Jan 9, 2013
should have killed him less paper work
maybe

Independence, KS

#46 Jan 9, 2013
i had heard that the shooter just died
duh

Independence, KS

#47 Jan 9, 2013
Coffewhore: He knows that the robber was black because he read the newsreport that is a few comments above yours. Perhaps before passing judgement you should gather all of the facts.
Hey Dummy

Coffeyville, KS

#48 Jan 9, 2013
duh wrote:
Coffewhore: He knows that the robber was black because he read the newsreport that is a few comments above yours. Perhaps before passing judgement you should gather all of the facts.
Ya, what he said.
Wake Up

El Dorado, KS

#49 Jan 9, 2013
Did anyone read the reporter? Did it say the owner pursued the robber outside? If so the owner may get in trouble.
clueless people

Chanute, KS

#50 Jan 9, 2013
People like to talk but have no clue what your talking about. The robber is fine and will be taken in for his crime tomorrow. And the owner of store was. Protecting himself and he is fine also.
see ya

Independence, KS

#51 Jan 9, 2013
clueless people wrote:
People like to talk but have no clue what your talking about. The robber is fine and will be taken in for his crime tomorrow. And the owner of store was. Protecting himself and he is fine also.
Obviously you didn't see the chopper in the sky, or read the newspaper, or have enough sense to do any ivestigating at all before responding. Robber got what was coming to him. You live by the sword, you die by the sword..........
see ya

Independence, KS

#52 Jan 9, 2013
ok ok..***investigating**
say huh

Independence, KS

#54 Jan 9, 2013
clueless people wrote:
People like to talk but have no clue what your talking about. The robber is fine and will be taken in for his crime tomorrow. And the owner of store was. Protecting himself and he is fine also.
h
The robber was life filghted today, and he will be taken in tomorrow? Are you sure you have a clue?
j mccambridge

Coffeyville, KS

#55 Jan 9, 2013
uncle ken you should of had a bigger gun. glad your going to be ok ! I think you did the right thing: you worked hard for your store you did not ask that criminal to steal from you.I hope your dog is ok !
Grandpa

Independence, KS

#56 Jan 9, 2013
Wake Up wrote:
Did anyone read the reporter? Did it say the owner pursued the robber outside? If so the owner may get in trouble.
Why read the Reporter when we have the Chronicle and Topix?
george

Wichita, KS

#57 Jan 9, 2013
what is this world coming to when the victum is the bad guy
friend of kenny

Independence, KS

#58 Jan 9, 2013
at about 1030am, police responded to a robbery at uncle kens coin shop,heres what the truth and facts are..adam anderson entered the store pulled a gun on kenny,he shot kenny, in the arm, stupid adam ended up getting shot numerous times due to the fact that kenny keep shooting until the threat on his life, ran out the door! i see numerous comments that people are posting that dont even know what really happened. right before christmas adam had came into kens to sell a ring, when ken turned around,to get adam his payment, adam grabbed a handful of coins and put them in his pocket,after adam left ken noticed the coins gone! so ken went to view his survelance, and it clearly showed adam stealing the coins! kenny made a police report for theft and turned over the tape. adam had the nerve to come back in the next morning trying to sell more jewlery, ken told him get outta my store i dont do bizz with thiefs! stupid adam not knowing about the survelance goes in today to rob kenny at gunpoint,shot him in arm, and to protect himself and property, ken used his gun and shot back as i said until the threat on his life ran out the door!! adam anderson has robbed several businesses and homes over the last 15 yrs,he has been to prison for them!! unfortunatly adam came across a good man, that he thought he could rob,however he met his match,he choose to rob kennny who had the means to protect himself, and did just that!! prayers for kenny and his lovely wife and family, may the Lord keep him safe thru his surgery on his arm!! FYI the shooting is also on survelance!
Second

Wichita, KS

#59 Jan 9, 2013
There was something said about a witness at Mikies that saw another guy standing outside and he ran off when the shooting begun.
et one

Latham, KS

#60 Jan 9, 2013
friend of kenny wrote:
at about 1030am, police responded to a robbery at uncle kens coin shop,heres what the truth and facts are..adam anderson entered the store pulled a gun on kenny,he shot kenny, in the arm, stupid adam ended up getting shot numerous times due to the fact that kenny keep shooting until the threat on his life, ran out the door! i see numerous comments that people are posting that dont even know what really happened. right before christmas adam had came into kens to sell a ring, when ken turned around,to get adam his payment, adam grabbed a handful of coins and put them in his pocket,after adam left ken noticed the coins gone! so ken went to view his survelance, and it clearly showed adam stealing the coins! kenny made a police report for theft and turned over the tape. adam had the nerve to come back in the next morning trying to sell more jewlery, ken told him get outta my store i dont do bizz with thiefs! stupid adam not knowing about the survelance goes in today to rob kenny at gunpoint,shot him in arm, and to protect himself and property, ken used his gun and shot back as i said until the threat on his life ran out the door!! adam anderson has robbed several businesses and homes over the last 15 yrs,he has been to prison for them!! unfortunatly adam came across a good man, that he thought he could rob,however he met his match,he choose to rob kennny who had the means to protect himself, and did just that!! prayers for kenny and his lovely wife and family, may the Lord keep him safe thru his surgery on his arm!! FYI the shooting is also on survelance!
All police and shooters who have been thru the self defense classes are taught to keep on firing until there is no more threat!
Glad that Kenny will be OK....couldn't care less about the thief other than the cost to the taxpayer for the air exac, hospital bills and all the other costs; not to mention putting his sorry self behind bars for many years to come
Dee

Wichita, KS

#61 Jan 9, 2013
Prayers to Ken and his family. My son would visit Ken and his pets often. Ken helped him with his collection, often giving him small covers and coins. He is so kind. We support you Ken, get well soon!

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