Raytown police are seeking tips about what became of a man who disappeared after accosting someone who ultimately fired a gun at him.
Police were called to a home in the 8500 block of Greenwood Road at 9 p.m. Tuesday to investigate shots being fired.
A man there told officers he was visiting a friend when he was confronted in the front yard with someone armed with a handgun saying he knew “what this is about.” The man told police he did not recognize the assailant and he pulled out his own handgun and fired a shot at him.
The man said he ran around the house when he heard several gunshots fired his direction. When he returned to the front yard, the gunman was gone. A witness told police they saw a maroon Ford Flex driving away, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).