Man in critical condition after being shot in the face

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A man is in critical condition after being shot early Friday morning.

Officers were dispatched to an apartment building near Mersington and Gladstone Boulevard around 3 a.m.

Investigators say the man was walking to his apartment when he was ambushed by two unknown suspects who seemed to be waiting in a a stairwell for him.

According to police, the suspect was shot in the face and also has injuries to his right leg.

Police have not yet released a suspect description.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS.