KCK police investigating officer-involved shooting following chase

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A suspect is recovering from non-life threatening injuries following an officer-involved shooting in KCK.

At about 9:30 Saturday night, police on patrol in the 1400 block of Kansas Avenue spotted a suspect who was wanted in connection to a recent homicide. Officers chased the man to the 100 block of James Street where the suspect crashed into a fence.

Officers say the suspect got out of the car with a handgun. That is when officers shot at the suspect.

Police did not identify the suspect, but did say he is a white male in his 30s.

This is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

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