Police shoot man accused of repeatedly ramming their car with his van

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A suspect who police say tried to hit them with a van is recovering in the hospital after police shot him in the neck.

Police say they responded to a traffic accident at 9th and Cypress Tuesday afternoon, but when they arrived, the suspect was trying to leave the scene, they say.

They pursued him to 9th and Kensington, where they say he tried to hit them again and again.

To try to stop him, officers say they shot at the man and struck him in the neck.

None of the officers was injured.

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