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Shooting leaves child critically injured Thursday night in Kansas City, Missouri

Raytown Road Shooting
Posted at 8:23 AM, May 17, 2024

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A child is in critical condition after a shooting Thursday night in Kansas City, Missouri.

Kansas City, Missouri, police responded to a reported shooting around 10:55 p.m. Thursday in the 9100 block of Raytown Road.

Police discovered a female child under the age of 6 who was struck by gunfire.

The child was taken to an area hospital in critical condition.

The suspect is not known at this time.

KCPD is investigating the shooting.

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