An 18-year-old man who was shot by Kansas City police when he allegedly pointed a handgun at an officer was listed in stable condition Monday, police said.
Jamil A. Jackson of Kansas City was charged Sunday with assault on a law enforcement officer in the incident that happened near 72nd Street and Wabash Avenue.
The officer involved in the shooting has been with the Police Department since 2011 and was placed on administrative leave while the incident is under internal review.
The officer reportedly ordered Jackson to drop the weapon and show his hands. But Jackson allegedly placed the gun in his right front pocket with the grip protruding from the pocket.
Jackson allegedly turned toward the officer and moved as if he were going to pull out the handgun. The officer told him to show his hands, but Jackson reportedly took out the gun and started to raise it at the officer.
The officer fired two shots, striking Jackson, according to court records.
The officers said several shots were fired in their direction while they tried to administer first aid to Jackson. They used a stun gun to subdue a man who acted aggressively toward them.
Shortly after in the incident, police said another man with a gunshot wound arrived at a hospital in a private vehicle. The told investigators he had been at a club near the disturbance. Police believe that shooting happened at 72nd Street and Prospect Avenue.