Teenage girl suffers life-threatening injuries after being shot in the head at KCMO apartment complex

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A teen girl has life-threatening injuries Wednesday after being shot at an apartment complex in KCMO, officials say.

According to KC police, the shooting occurred around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Park Meadows apartment complex near 80th Street and Manchester Avenue.

When officers arrived on scene, they found a teenage girl suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The girl was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police did not release any other details about a suspect or how the shooting happened. Officers are currently on scene investigating.

Stephanie Johnson is praying for her young neighbor.

“It’s really sad that things like that happen, and I just hope that their family can get some closure and don’t ever have to experience anything like that again. I hope she pulls through,” Johnson told FOX 4’S Robert Townsend on Wednesday night.