Crime

1 shot on basketball court near Southeast Community Center, KC police say

One person was injured Tuesday night after a shooting on a basketball court outside the Southeast Community Center, Kansas City police said.

Police were called to investigate the shooting after 8 p.m. near East 63rd Street and Jackson Avenue.

Arriving police officers found the victim, who had been shot in the leg.

The victim was taken to a hospital, and was listed as being in serious but stable condition, police said.

Police had no information on a suspect.

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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