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Convenience store shooting injures 1 in Grandview

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Posted at 8:10 AM, Aug 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-27 09:20:30-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Grandview police are investigating a shooting that stemmed from a convenience store robbery.

The incident happened around 3:40 a.m. in the 6500 block of Main Street at the 7-Eleven.

Officers arrived to find a man suffering from gunshot wounds.

Police said two people were attempting to rob the store and the victim saw and attempted to intercede with his own firearm. The victim was a customer at the store.

Shots were exchanged and the victim was struck, but the injuries are not life-threatening.

Both suspects fled and police are not sure if either was struck by gunfire.

Anyone with information should call the Grandview Police Department at 816-316-4900.

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