Police: Man shot while driving in east KC, crashes car into front yard of home

Posted at 6:04 AM, Nov 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-03 10:21:34-04

A man crashed his car into the front yard of a home in northeast KC after he was shot while driving, police say. 

According to authorities, the male victim was shot while he was driving near Scarritt Avenue and North Oakley Avenue around 3:40 a.m. Thursday morning. 

When officers arrived on scene, they found the driver unresponsive with bullet wounds in his chest and leg. He was transported to the hospital in life-threatening condition. 

The car appeared to have taken out part of the house's fence and hit some sewer drains. 

Police do not yet have any leads on who shot the victim. 

If you have any information about this case, please call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS. 




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