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Lockdown lifted at Ingels Elementary school after nearby shooting

Posted at 12:13 PM, Apr 08, 2024

UPDATE, 2:15 p.m. | Police say one person is in custody in connection to this morning's shooting. Police had requested additional resources to make sure no one else was in the home. As of 2:15 p.m., crews started to pack up after no one else was found inside the residence.

ORIGINAL REPORT | Ingels Elementary School in the Hickman Mills School District is on a precautionary lockdown after a nearby shooting Monday morning.

Kansas City police were called to the 11600 block of Food Lane about 10:20 on a reported shooting.

One victim suffered minor injuries.

The shooting reportedly occurred at some townhouses across from the driveway entrance to the school.

Ingels Elementary was placed on a precautionary lockdown while an investigation got underway.

Police have been in contact with a possible suspect in one of the townhouses, who is refusing to come out.

Negotiators are working for a peaceful resolution.

This is a developing story and will be updated.