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KCPD responds to nonfatal shooting in south Kansas City

Police are investigating a shooting that happened early Friday near an elementary school in south Kansas City.

Officers were called to the 10000 block of Marsh Avenue around 3:30 a.m. and found the victim near Johnson Elementary School with a non life-threatening injury.

According to police, a group had gathered on the school’s playground. Several witnesses said they heard gunshots. The victim was taken to the hospital.

No suspect information was 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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