Kansas City police officer shoots at suspect vehicle, no injuries reported

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police said an officer fired their weapon at a vehicle Monday night after they say the driver was speeding and driving toward another officer’s patrol car.

The shooting happened in the area of U.S. 40 Highway and Interstate 435. No injures have been reported.

Police say the officer, who was on patrol Monday at about 11 p.m. near East 31st Street and Van Brunt Boulevard, reported that a driver was speeding eastbound on 40 Highway.

A second officer in the area saw the vehicle near I-435 still travelling at a high rate of speed. The second officer fired shots toward the driver of the vehicle as it was driving in the direction of his patrol car.

KCPD continues to investigate as the suspect fled the scene.

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