KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police spent Sunday morning investigating a deadly shooting involving a 9-year-old.
Grandview police were called about a shooting just after midnight on Sunday, and found the 9-year-old shot. The father of the child reported driving near Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. and U.S. 71 Hwy earlier in the evening.
People in two vehicles had been shooting at each other; the father and child are presumed to be innocent bystanders, according to police. The child died at the hospital.
No details about the victim or any potential suspects have been released.
While investigators were on the scene, a driver went through the crime scene. Kansas City, Mo. police chased the driver, who crashed shortly afterwards. The driver was taken into custody. It’s not clear if the driver had any role in the shooting incident.