Man shot by police after opening fire on KCMO crowd


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KSHB) – Police say they returned fire on a man who was shooting into a Westport crowd early Sunday morning.

Around 2:30 a.m., officers in the area of 40th and Pennsylvania returned fire on a suspect that had been firing into a crowd. The suspect was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.

A short time later, deputies with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department stopped a car fleeing the scene and located two people believed shot by the suspect. Their injuries are non life-threatening.

The shootings are under investigation.

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