Police showed up in force at the 1600 block of Quandary Boulevard in Kansas City, Kan., on July 19. Shortly before 2 p.m., multiple shots were fired, and Police Capt. Robert Melton was mortally wounded. Photographer Allison Long earned third place in the spot news photo category of the Missouri APME Contest for this image.
Police showed up in force at the 1600 block of Quandary Boulevard in Kansas City, Kan., on July 19. Shortly before 2 p.m., multiple shots were fired, and Police Capt. Robert Melton was mortally wounded. Photographer Allison Long earned third place in the spot news photo category of the Missouri APME Contest for this image. File photo by Allison Long along@kcstar.com
Police showed up in force at the 1600 block of Quandary Boulevard in Kansas City, Kan., on July 19. Shortly before 2 p.m., multiple shots were fired, and Police Capt. Robert Melton was mortally wounded. Photographer Allison Long earned third place in the spot news photo category of the Missouri APME Contest for this image. File photo by Allison Long along@kcstar.com

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