One man shot and killed; vehicle crashes into home near 44th and Elmwood

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- At least one person is dead and a vehicle hit a house Monday afternoon after a shooting near 44th and Elmwood, officials say.

Police described the incident as a "rolling gun battle."

A witness told FOX4 that she was sitting in her kitchen and heard shots, adding that one of them may have hit her window. She said she came outside and several people took off running.

Police have taped off a large crime scene with several homes involved. They said the incident began as some sort of altercation that escalated into one person driving after the victim and firing shots.

Police said the victim is a male, and was shot multiple times. Police did not give a description of the car, but said the driver's side door was riddled with bullet holes.

FOX4 is at the scene and working to learn more. Check back for the latest updates.