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Police officer, KCK resident injured in shooting

Posted at 2:31 AM, Aug 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-04 08:41:17-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Kansas, police said an officer received minor injuries in a shooting in the 1900 block of North Allis Street early Tuesday morning.

Police were at a home in the area to take a person of interest into custody in relation to a non-life-threatening shooting that happened in the 5100 block of Farrow Avenue on Monday.

As they were leaving the home, an unknown number of people started shooting at officers and the home from a nearby tree line.

One person was hit and received non-life-threatening injuries.

An officer also received minor injuries.

Police said an officer returned fire before all suspects fled the area on foot. None have been located or identified.

This incident remains under investigation.