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Man shot in Blue Springs after reported theft, police say

Posted at 11:43 AM, Mar 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-01 12:43:12-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A 52-year-old man was shot Friday morning in Blue Springs after a reported theft at his residence, police said.

Around 6:35 a.m., police responded to the home near 19th Street and Southwest Stonecreek Drive.

According to police, the incident began “as a stealing from a shed at the victim’s residence.”

The man’s injuries were not life-threatening, police said.

Authorities are looking for a white SUV with a noticeably loud exhaust in connection with the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Blue Springs Police Department at 816-228-0151 or the TIPS Hotline.