Suspects injured in officer-involved shooting in KCK

Posted at 11:08 PM, Nov 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-07 07:46:45-05

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kansas City, Kansas, police officers shot at least one person late Monday.

The shooting occurred about 10 p.m. at 13th Street and Haskell Avenue.

Chief Terry Zeigler stated in a tweet his officers were not hurt and the suspects suffered minor injuries. 

41 Action News learned on the scene that officers were trying to conduct a traffic stop. 

Officer Cameron Morgan with KCKPD said the situation is still fluid and it's unclear what exactly led up to the shooting.

"We have a rather large critical incident investigation team looking over the scene and a large amount of officers at headquarters that are part of this investigation," Officer Morgan said.

It's also unclear how many people were in the vehicle at the time of the shooting and how many were hurt.

Officer Morgan said multiple agencies were involved in the traffic stop, but could not confirm which ones or why.

Investigators believe multiple KCK officers fired their weapons.

The officers involved in the incident are being interviewed and their weapons have been taken for examination.

Officer Morgan emphasized that the scene was very complicated and the investigation would be ongoing for some time.

At this time, police have not announced any arrests or released the names of the people involved. 

Police followed a second car they believed was connected to the shooting to Kansas City, Missouri, before learning the people in the car were not involved in the situation.