Crime

Man tells KC police he was shot riding in car at I-70 and Manchester

A man told Kansas City police he was shot late Monday by a motorist while riding in a westbound car on Interstate 70 and Manchester Avenue.

The incident was reported just before 10:30 p.m. The victim was in the rear driver’s side passenger seat when the car he was riding in left the interstate. Another car pulled alongside them and fired a single gunshot, striking him in the leg, police said.

The victim sustained a superficial gunshot wound and was driven to a hospital for treatment.

Police have not said what may have led to the shooting. No other details were immediately available.

Anyone with information should call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).

Glenn E. Rice: 816-234-4341, @GRicekcstar

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