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Platte County deputies shot at during traffic stop

No injuries reported
Platte County Sheriff
Posted at 4:15 PM, Jan 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-30 18:27:47-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two Platte County sheriff’s deputies are uninjured after being shot at Saturday afternoon during a traffic stop.

Just before 1 p.m., the deputies were at Interstate 29 north of Waukomis Drive when the shots were fired from a passing vehicle, the sheriff’s office said in a news release.

The individual who was stopped also was not injured.

Detectives currently are reviewing footage from the time of the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Platte County Sheriff’s Office at 816-858-3521 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

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