Elderly woman shot during robbery in Northeast neighborhood, police say

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Posted at 10:45 AM, Jan 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-10 22:16:19-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An elderly woman suffered serious injuries after she was shot during a robbery Wednesday night in Kansas City's Northeast neighborhood, police said.

Around 9:30 p.m., officers responded to the 4200 block of Gladstone Boulevard and found the woman inside a residence with a gunshot wound.

She was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries. On Thursday morning, police said the woman had improved and was in serious but stable condition.

Police are looking for a male suspect. The vehicle he fled the scene in was found Thursday evening but the suspect is still on the loose.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.