Police: Employee fires gun inside Kansas City parole office, is arrested after standoff

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A standoff at a Kansas City parole office has ended after an armed employee who reportedly fired a shot in the building was arrested without further incident.

Police on the scene say an employee fired a gun at a Kansas City probation office and locked himself in his office.

Officers were called about 11:30 a.m. to the District 4R-Kansas City Parole and Probation Office, 1330 Brush Creek.

Authorities said nobody was injured when the shooting happened.

The employee was in a secure room and didn't appear to be a danger to anyone else in the building, a police spokesman said.

The building was evacuated as a precaution.

We are working on gathering more information and will post it here as soon as it becomes available.

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