One person killed, two injured in double shooting near E. 14th Street and Bellefontaine

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- One man has died and two others are injured following a shooting involving police Thursday afternoon, police say.

The shooting happened just after 2 p.m. near E. 14th Street and Bellefontaine Avenue.

Police said someone informed an off-duty officer of an altercation in the area. When the officer arrived, he saw an armed man shooting at two others.

The officer then shot at the gunman, hitting him in the leg. The suspect was taken into custody, and the officer was not injured.

One of the victims the suspect shot at, a 29-year-old man, died from his injuries. The other victim suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The names of those involved have not been released at this time.

Police are still investigating. Anyone with information on this incident can call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

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