One dead in KCPD officer-involved shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One man is dead and the search is on for a second suspect following an officer-involved shooting Thursday night in the northland.

Police were near the intersection of NE Parvin Road and NE Corrington Road just across Interstate 435 from Worlds of Fun tracking down a wanted suspect.

Police Information Officer Tye Grant said when officers arrived they confronted the suspect, and that is when the man took off.

Family of the suspect told 41 Action News he acted like he had a gun, reaching into his pants. Officers shot the suspect several times and he died here at the scene.

Grant also noted the suspect had several felony warrants out for his arrest

Authorities have blocked off several streets in the area as they search for a second suspect possibly involved in the incident.

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