Kansas City police investigating shooting near 58th, Forest Avenue

Forest Avenue shooting
Posted at 6:54 PM, Jun 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-05 21:12:00-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — A 27-year-old man was critically injured after being shot in Kansas City, Missouri, on Saturday evening.

The shooting happened in the 5800 block of Forest Avenue around 6 p.m.

KCPD said the man was walking when a car pulled up next to him and shot him.

The department is following a few leads on potential suspects in the shooting.

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