Man shot in chest in KC

A man was critically wounded in a shooting in the 4900 block of Walrond Avenue in Kansas City Thursday.

Police were called to the residential neighborhood about 4:25 p.m., where they found a victim on the ground with a wound to the upper left chest. Witnesses saw a suspect in a black coat fleeing the area northbound.

Police believed the victim’s injuries were life-threatening. No further details were available.

Christine Vendel, cvendel@kcstar.com