One person injured in KC house fire; officers injured taking suspect into custody, police say

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police officers were injured Tuesday while trying to take a suspect in a house fire into custody, officials say.

KCPD spokesman Darin Snapp said a person tried to take their own life by setting a home on Grave Street on fire. When attempting to take the person into custody, Snapp said officers suffered minor injuries.

The person was taken to the hospital for burns and a psychological evaluation, Snapp said.

Information on how many officers were injured was not immediately available.

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