A man trying to deliver pizza Wednesday night was shot in the leg during an attempted robbery, Kansas City police said in a news release.
The shooting happened in the 3600 block of Brooklyn Avenue.
Officers went to the scene about 6:15 p.m. and found a male victim in fair condition.
The victim told police he was delivering pizza in the neighborhood when two people tried to rob him at gunpoint.
He was taken to a hospital for treatment.
Witnesses told police the suspects fled to a nearby home after the shooting.
Following a nearly four-hour standoff, officers went into the home, but the suspects weren’t there, police later said in a statement.
The investigation was ongoing.