KC police involved in standoff with armed suspect on Independence Avenue

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police were involved in a standoff with an armed suspect Monday evening in Kansas City, officials say.

According to Kansas City police dispatch, the standoff was located at a home near the intersection of Amie Street and Prospect Avenue.

Police said the standoff was with a woman alone inside a residence who was threatening to attempt suicide. The woman left the home uninjured and was taken to a nearby hospital, according to police.


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