Kansas City man dies in shooting near city hall
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Kansas City police have a suspect in custody after a shooting downtown near City Hall left one man dead in an attack that came during a busy time of morning.
Several Twitter posts from Police Chief Darryl Forte's account Wednesday morning said a man was found shot near a municipal parking garage. Forte's tweets say the man, who worked in the area, died in surgery an hour after the 7:30 a.m. shooting.
The suspect was arrested a block from the scene after a brief chase. Police have not determined the relationship between the men or what prompted the shooting.
Two blocks of a street near City Hall were closed while investigators searched for a gun, but the city said in a news release that City Hall remained open.
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