Crime

Man fires several shots in Overland Park after asking for directions

A man told Overland Park police that a man fired gunshots at him after asking for directions early Monday night.

The victim said the man approached him about 9 p.m. in the 7900 block of Grant Street.

The man, who was in his late 20s, asked the victim for directions. While they were talking, the man pointed a gun at the victim.

The victim fled and as he was running, he told police he heard several shots being fired. The victim was not injured.

A complete description of the gunman was not available. He was driving what is believed to be a gray Dodge Charger.

Anyone with information about the aggravated assault was asked to call the Overland Park Police Department at 913-895-6300 or the TIPS Hotline, 816-474-TIPS (474-8477).

Robert A. Cronkleton: 816-234-4261, @cronkb

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