Man Shot By Kansas City Police Charged With Assault

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 35-year-old Kansas City man who was shot by police has been charged with assault.

Robert Luckinbill was charged Saturday with two counts each of second-degree assault and armed criminal action.

Luckinbill wsa shot Friday in northern Kansas City after he allegedly waved a knife at officers responding to a report of a stabbing.

Capt. Tim Hernandez said the suspect ignored repeated orders to drop the knife and was shot with a Taser three times.

Hernandez says at least one officer shot Luckinbill after he brandished the knife.

No officers were injured.

Luckinbill did not have an attorney listed in public court records to comment for him. Court records indicate he is homeless.