KCPD Officer Shoots, Wounds Felony Suspect

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  Police are investigating after an officer shot a suspect on the city’s East Side on Monday evening.

According to police, the suspect was shot by a Kansas City Missouri Police Officer near 22nd and Montgall shortly before 6:00 p.m. on Monday. The suspect was taken to an area hospital in critical condition.

According to police, the suspect was wanted on an unspecified Jackson County felony warrant. Authorities say that the suspect fired at police first before officers returned fire, striking the suspect three times.

The identity of the suspect has not been released.

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