UPDATE: KCK police arrest suspect after police cars hit by gunfire

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — KCK police arrested a suspect accused of shooting at police cars Monday.

Police said around 11:50 a.m. Monday officers were dispatched to the KCK Traffic Support Unit’s parking lot on Leavenworth Road for reports of shots fired. When officers arrived, they found several police vehicles had been damaged by gunfire.

Witnesses said they saw a heavy-set man, wearing construction-type gloves, shooting out of the driver’s side of a gray Ford Escape. The vehicle then fled eastbound on Leavenworth Road.

KCK Police Chief Terry Ziegler said officers arrested the suspect Monday night just before 8 p.m. near Interstate 670 and Wyoming.