One dead after officer-involved shooting near 34th & Prospect

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Police are investigating after one person was shot and killed during a confrontation with officers.

The incident occurred Sunday around 12:30 p.m. near 34th and Prospect.

Police were called to 35th & Prospect on a report of a disturbance between a male and a female. When officers arrived, the female said the male suspect had assaulted her.

The male fled the scene on foot north to 35th Street, where he dropped a handgun. The suspect was reportedly seen picking up the gun and pointing it at officers, at which point he was shot by both officers.

Police rendered first aid to the suspect until he was transported to a hospital with critical injuries, where he later died.

No officers were injured, and will be placed on routine administrative leave following the investigation.

Police have not released the identity of the deceased individual at this time.

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