Teen found with life-threatening injuries after shooting near 11th and Haskell in KCK

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kansas City, Kansas are investigating a shooting Tuesday night that has left an 18-year-old with life-threatening injuries.

KCK Police Chief Terry Zeigler reported the shooting at 43rd and State Ave. just after 8:30 p.m.

Police tell FOX4 the teen was shot 11th and Haskell Avenue, near Bertram Caruthers Elementary School. A woman drove him to 43rd and State thinking there was a hospital at that location. Police say the teen is being treated at Children’s Mercy West.

Zeigler said the incident is not related to a shots fired call earlier at a gas station at 69th and State. No injuries were reported in that incident but police were looking for a suspect.

No suspect has been identified at this time with the shooting related to the teen.

Police are continuing to investigate what lead to the shooting.

This is a developing story. FOX4 will continue to keep you updated as new information becomes available.

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