A shooting Wednesday night in Raymore left one man with life-threatening injuries, and police are investigating.
Raymore Police Chief Jan Zimmerman said officers were dispatched to the Ward Park Place neighborhood at Ward Road and Sierra Drive at 6:18 p.m. Wednesday regarding a call of shots fired.
When police arrived on the scene, they found a 55-year-old man who had been shot in the abdomen.
Witnesses told police they saw a gray car with four men pull into a cul-de-sac, and an argument had ensued in front of the houses. During the argument, one of the men was shot.
The police chief said the victim’s last known address was in Peculiar. He was taken to Research Medical Center in Kansas City and was undergoing surgery Wednesday night, police said.
Zimmerman said the men did not appear to have a connection to the neighborhood. Police believe the vehicle was passing through Raymore when the incident happened.
The K-9 unit of the Cass County sheriff’s office assisted at the scene.
Police did not have a description of the subjects in the car by Wednesday night but said the investigation was ongoing.