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Officers shoot, injure KCK robbery suspect

Posted at 6:59 PM, Apr 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-25 20:00:17-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A suspect wanted in a robbery Thursday in Kansas City, Kansas was shot by police.

Just after 6 p.m., officers were called out to the CVS Pharmacy at 3750 State Avenue on an armed robbery call.

Kansas City, Kansas Police Chief Terry Zeigler tweeted about the incident around 6:30 p.m.

According to Zeigler, the suspect came out of the store firing at officers.

Officers returned fire, striking the suspect.

No officers were injured.

The suspect was taken to a nearby hospital. The extent of injuries was not immediately available.