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Kansas City police chase ends with 5 in custody

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Posted at 4:03 PM, Jan 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-14 18:36:08-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, police arrested five people Tuesday afternoon following a pursuit.

KCPD told 41 Action News a silver Ford Focus and a black Volkswagen Jetta were involved in a rolling gun battle.

Officers were first called to 58th and Prospect on reports of the sound of shots fired.

Both vehicles fled from police.

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The Jetta crashed near 87th and Manchester. A man and a woman were taken into custody there.

The Focus led police on a longer chase, which came to an end in the northbound lanes of Interstate 435 at Oldham Road.

Three people, two men and a woman, were taken into custody.

The scene is about a mile and a half north of Three Trails Crossing and caused a significant backup. As of 4:30 p.m., backed up traffic extended past Bannister Road.

No one was injured by gunfire.