Kansas City police are investigating a Tuesday afternoon shooting in the parking lot of an Independence Avenue laundromat.
The shooting was reported shortly before 3 p.m. Tuesday in the 3400 block of Independence Avenue.
A woman who said she works at the Holiday Coin Laundry says a man was shot in the parking lot. He has been transported to a hospital.
Arriving officers found a male victim and reported that his injuries appeared life-threatening.
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Police took a person of interest into custody about four hours later after a standoff in the 4400 block of Tracy Avenue.