A man was shot by his ex-wife’s boyfriend in a Northland neighborhood Friday evening after he threatened the boyfriend with a mallet, Kansas City Police say.
Kansas City Police Department officers responded to a home in the 4600 block of NE 83rd Terrace around 6:30 p.m. and found a man in his 30s with critical injuries outside his ex-wife’s house.
The man had apparently threatened his ex-wife’s boyfriend with a mallet before the boyfriend shot him.
The man was transported to a local hospital in critical condition, the department said Friday evening.
The boyfriend is in custody.