7 wounded in shooting in Kansas City

     (AP) – Seven people were wounded in an extended shooting

spread out across a few Kansas City blocks.

     Police spokeswoman Capt. Stacey Graves said in a statement that officers

responded to a report of shots being fired at about 2:20 a.m. Sunday in south

Kansas City and arrived to see people shooting at each other. Graves says one

officer opened fired due to safety reasons.

     She says officers also saw people firing at one another from vehicles near the

initial scene.

     Graves says six people were taken to hospitals with gunshot wounds and one

person is in critical condition. A seventh person said he was shot by police and

was treated for minor injuries.

     Graves says the officer who fired his weapon is on administrative leave, and

police are questioning possible suspects.


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