KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A 40-year-old man was shot and killed Thursday night following an officer-involved shooting. Police were dispatched to an area near NE Parvin Road and North Corrington Avenue around 7 p.m. after receiving an anonymous tip about a wanted man in the area. The man was wanted on a warrant for a parole violation.
Upon arrival they located the suspect who ran from them. Family members of the suspect said he acted like he had a gun. Police have not confirmed whether that's true, but also said they were left without a choice to use force. Police shot the man and he was confirmed dead at the scene. Police Chief Darryl Forte tweeted that no officers were harmed during the incident.
Officer involved shooting at Parvin and Corrington. Suspect dead with no physical injuries to officers.
— chiefforte (@ChiefForte) August 9, 2013
FOX 4 in on scene and gathering information, the suspect has still not been identified.