Gunfire inside crowded Shawnee bar hits one person in the ankle

A man fired a gun inside a crowded Shawnee bar early Sunday, hitting one person in the ankle, according to police.

The shooting occurred after a disturbance about 1:30 a.m. inside La Terraza Bar and Grill at 10923 Shawnee Mission Parkway. The bar closes at 2 a.m., according to its Facebook page.

Police received a call reporting an armed disturbance.

"There's an RP (reporting party) saying someone is shooting a gun," a police dispatcher told responding officers according to audio from

Arriving officers found one person inside the bar who had been shot in the ankle, according to police dispatchers. The injury did not appear to be life-threatening. The person was taken to a hospital and was reported to be in stable condition later Sunday morning.

Police arrested a suspected shooter outside the bar.

Robert A. Cronkleton: 816-234-4261, @cronkb