Teen critically wounded in shooting Tuesday night in KCK

Posted at 10:59 PM, Jul 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-10 13:10:50-04

KANSAS CITY, Ks. — A teenager was critically injured in a shooting Tuesday night in Kansas City, Kansas, police said.

According to a KCKPD spokesman, officers responded to the 1100 block of North 11th Street around 6 p.m. on reports of a shooting. A short time later, officers were told the victim was at 43rd Street and State Avenue.

The 18-year-old male was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.

On Wednesday morning, KCK Police Chief Terry Zeigler said the teen was listed in stable condition.

There is no word on what led to the violence, and police have not released any suspect information. Anyone with information is asked to contact the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.