Shawnee police investigating shooting of 19-year-old woman

Posted at 6:22 PM, Jan 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-10 20:06:08-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Shawnee police are investigating the shooting of a 19-year-old woman Wednesday evening.

Police said they made contact with the victim near 63rd and Pflumm.

There is no word yet on the victim's condition. She was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

According to a release from Shawnee police, officers searched the Cottonwood Park Apartments near 63rd and Cottonwood for evidence and the suspect. Officials are still looking for the suspect.

Police have not released any suspect information.

Shawnee police said on Twitter Wednesday evening that there will be a large police presence while the investigation is conducted and asked people to stay out of the area.

If you have any information about this incident please contact the Shawnee Police Department at 913-631-2150 or the TIPS hotline at 816-474-8477.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.