A police officer in North Kansas City was injured after a brief foot chase and exchange of gunfire with a man suspected of threatening someone, but police have not said how the officer was specifically hurt.
The incident began about 4 p.m. Thursday in the 1600 block of Redbud Lane when officers were looking for a man who allegedly threatened a store clerk.
When officers located the suspect, he ran, and a foot chase ensued into a nearby wooded area. The man and officers exchanged gunfire, police said.
According to scanner traffic, a caller reported a shooting about 4:05 p.m. in the 1700 block of Northeast Clubhouse Drive, less than 400 feet away from Redbud.
The officer suffered a head injury, but police did not say how he was injured. He was listed in good condition and expected to survive.
The suspect was not injured, but was taken into custody on suspicion of aggravated assault, police said.