POLICE: Victim shot by girlfriend's ex-boyfriend

Posted at 10:44 PM, Jan 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-06 05:45:45-05

Police are investigating after a victim was reportedly shot near Park Avenue in KCMO.

According to police, at approximately 8:30 p.m. officers were called to a residence in the 2700 block of Park in regard to a shooting.

Upon arrival, police say a black male was located inside of a building suffering from a gunshot wound to the jaw.

According to police, a woman contacted them and stated her ex-boyfriend showed up to her address.

The victim, who was identified as the woman’s current boyfriend, confronted the ex-boyfriend outside at which time the ex-boyfriend shot the victim, according to police.

The victim was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.

Police say the suspect is not in custody.

If you have any information regarding this crime, contact the TIPS Hotline.