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February 27, 2014

Man shot in chest in KC

A gunman shot a man Thursday afternoon in the 4900 block of Walrond Avenue. Few details were available, but police believe the victim’s injuries are life-threatening.

A man was critically wounded in a shooting in the 4900 block of Walrond Avenue in Kansas City Thursday.

Police were called to the residential neighborhood about 4:25 p.m., where they found a victim on the ground with a wound to the upper left chest. Witnesses saw a suspect in a black coat fleeing the area northbound.

Police believed the victim’s injuries were life-threatening. No further details were available.

Christine Vendel, cvendel@kcstar.com

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