Crime

Father shoots daughter while on drugs, police say

A 7-year-old girl in south Kansas City was shot in the hand late Sunday morning by her father, Police Chief Darryl Fortè tweeted.

Police received a call shortly after 11 a.m. The 32-year-old man was allegedly under the influence of drugs when the shooting occurred. Police continue to investigate the incident in the 8400 block of East 93rd Terrace.

The injury was not believed to be life-threatening.

Matt Campbell: 816-234-4902, @MattCampbellKC

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