Kansas City man dies in shooting near city hall

4 years 11 months 5 days ago Wednesday, November 12 2014 Nov 12, 2014 Wednesday, November 12, 2014 11:17:13 AM CST November 12, 2014 in News
By: The Associated Press

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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