UPDATE: Southbound I-635 reopens after shooting on highway in KCK


A shooting investigation closed the southbound lanes of I-635 in Kansas City, Kansas on Friday, February 19, 2021.

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kansas City, Kansas, police are investigating a shooting Friday evening on Interstate 635.

Police said the shooting happened in the southbound lanes of I-635 near Metropolitan Avenue. The interstate was closed at Swartz Road for about 2 hours.

When officers arrived, they found two victims, one suffering from a gunshot wound, in a wrecked car. Both of their injuries are considered non-life threatening, police said. Medics took them to a local hospital.

There is no suspect information at this time.

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