Crime

Shooting in Kansas City, Kan., leaves one person with life-threatening injuries

Shooting reported near 5th St, Quindaro Blvd. in KCK

Kansas City, Kan., police said a shooting was reported in the afternoon Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in the 2100 block of Fifth Street. Officers soon left the scene after one person was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.
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Kansas City, Kan., police said a shooting was reported in the afternoon Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in the 2100 block of Fifth Street. Officers soon left the scene after one person was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

A shooting near Fifth Street and Quindaro Boulevard in Kansas City, Kan., has left one person injured, according to police.

Police were investigating the shooting about 2:40 p.m. Tuesday.

Police Chief Terry Zeigler posted a message to Twitter about 3:15 p.m. saying the victim went to a hospital. He said the victim had life-threatening injuries.

Police soon left the scene, Zeigler said, because there was “not much evidence.”

No other details were immediately available.

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Kaitlyn Schwers covers breaking news and crime at night for The Kansas City Star. Originally from Willard, Mo., she spent nearly three years reporting in Arkansas and Illinois before returning to Missouri and joining The Star in 2017.

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