SPRINGFIELD, Mo.– A Kansas City reporter has been identified as the victim in a shooting that happened on Friday, April 23.
KCUR said Okeson-Haberman joined KCUR in June 2019 as the Missouri politics and government reporter.
Okeson-Haberman went to high school in Springfield, Missouri, and volunteered with the Boys and Girls Club, supervising up to 20 children ranging in age from 5 to 12. Okeson-Haberman graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri in 2019.
Many colleagues, community members, and public officials took to Twitter after hearing of Okeson-Haberman’s passing.