KANSAS CITY, Kan. — According to Chief Terry Zeigler with the Kansas City, KS Police Department, the bomb unit was sent to help assist the fire department at the scene of an explosion near 61st & Leavenworth.
FOX 4’s Jessica Eley reports that a device exploded inside an abandoned vehicle at the Royal Garden Apartments.
The ATF are working with the KCKPD and KCKFD to determine the cause of the explosion. The collected evidence has been sent to the ATF Explosives Lab for further investigation. At this time, it is suspected that this was an improvised explosive device. It is early in the investigation, if anyone has any information on this incident please call the KCK Fire Department tips hotline at (913) 573-5550.