Armed man shot by Raytown police officer following robbery at fast food restaurant

RAYTOWN, Mo. - Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting after a person of interest in an armed robbery pulled a gun on police.

Police were called to the Burger King near Raytown Road and Blue Parkway on reports on an armed robbery around 8 a.m. Friday.

Shortly after, authorities spotted a man matching the suspect description near Little Blue Road and 79th Street.

When police attempted to stop his car, he pulled out a gun. He was shot by the officer.

He was taken to a nearby hospital. His condition is unknown at this time.

Police said the officer has been placed on administrative leave, which is standard protocol.

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