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Police in KCK investigate shooting in parking lot that left one in critical condition

A shooting in a grocery store parking lot left one person in critical condition Friday morning in Kansas City, Kansas.

The incident occurred about 9 a.m.

Police tape was strung near the entrance of Happy Foods North, a grocery store at 5420 Leavenworth Road.

It appears that multiple people exchanged gunfire in the scuffle, said Officer Jonathon Westbrook, a spokesman for the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department.

“It appeared that there was some sort of disturbance between multiple parties out here,” he said. “We don’t know if anyone else was shot.”

Officers were speaking with several witnesses and reviewing surveillance. No suspect information was available.

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Katie Bernard covers Kansas crime, cops and courts for the Kansas City Star. She joined the Star in May of 2019. Katie studied journalism and political science at the University of Kansas.
Katie Moore covers crime and justice issues for The Star. She is a University of Kansas graduate and was previously a reporter in her hometown of Topeka, Kansas.
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