Kansas City police say 1 man shot dead, another arrested

August 25, 2018 - 11:47 am

Police in Kansas City say a man has been shot to death blocks from the Kansas City Zoo, and another man has been arrested.

Police say officers were patrolling the area west of the zoo, at the Foxtown East neighborhood, around 5 a.m. Saturday when they heard gunfire and saw a vehicle speeding away.

Officers chased the vehicle into Kansas, where it crashed at I-35 and 7th Street. Officers then arrested the driver.

At the scene of the shooting, officers found a man suffering from gunshot wounds and performed CPR. Medics who arrived on scene declared the man dead.

Neither the name of the shooting victim nor the man arrested had been released by midday Saturday.

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