Kansas City police: 1 dead, 7 hurt after shooting, crash

3 years 1 month 4 weeks ago Tuesday, September 15 2015 Sep 15, 2015 Tuesday, September 15, 2015 11:32:44 PM CDT September 15, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) - Kansas City police say one person is dead and six children are injured after a car accident caused by a gun fight. A seventh person was injured by gunfire.

Sgt. Kari Thompson tells the Kansas City Star the incident was reported around 9 p.m. Tuesday. Thompson says it appears two vehicles were involved in a rolling gun battle when one struck a third car of innocent bystanders. She says officers found one person dead in the victims' vehicle and six children hurt. The extent of their injuries wasn't immediately clear.

The newspaper reports one person injured by gunfire was found at the scene and one person has been arrested in connection with the investigation.

No identities were immediately released, and no further details were immediately available.

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