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Apartment security guard shot in east Kansas City

Posted at 8:56 AM, Aug 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-15 09:56:51-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man working as an apartment security guard was shot Wednesday night at an apartment complex in east Kansas City.

Just before 10 p.m., police were called out to the apartment complex on the south side of Interstate 70 west of Sterling Avenue on a reported shooting.

The security guard told police he spotted a suspect armed with a gun. When the guard told the suspect to put the gun down, the suspect opened fire, striking the guard.

Police said the guard suffered non life-threatening injuries.

No suspect information was immediately available.