Police were investigating an officer-involved shooting that killed a man after a standoff Saturday near 80th Street and Wayne Avenue.
According to a tweet about 4:35 p.m. from Kansas City Police Chief Daryl Forté, no officers were hurt in the shooting.
Police were called about 12:30 p.m. Saturday to the home in the 8000 block of Wayne after reports of shots fired. A suspect, believed to be armed, refused to exit the home, initiating the standoff.
Kansas City Police Sgt. Kari Thompson said the man’s neighbor reported gunshot damage on the outside of their home and called police. The neighbor told police they heard shots fired inside the man’s home.
The suspect, Thompson said, was shot by police when he left his home. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police did not release the man’s identity Saturday evening.
Officers involved in the incident were placed on administrative leave, Thompson said.