Kansas City police are investigating a shooting that occurred Saturday evening and left a man with two gunshot wounds to his legs.
The incident was reported about 8 p.m. after a woman said she was being followed in a vehicle by her ex-boyfriend. The woman told investigators that she had an active order of protection against her boyfriend, according to police.
The woman said her boyfriend began to follow her in his vehicle as she drove near 39th Street and Prospect Avenue. They both continued south on Prospect. When the woman reached Meyer Boulevard and Prospect, she said the boyfriend fired two shots at her vehicle but missed. The bullets struck a man standing in a nearby parking lot. The boyfriend sped away in an unknown direction.
The woman said she drove to the Metro Patrol Division to report what happened. The injured man was taken to Research Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.
Police continue their investigation.
Glenn E. Rice, firstname.lastname@example.org