Chief says police officer shot in Kansas City, Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) – The police chief in Kansas City, Kansas, says one of his offers has been shot and is asking the community for prayers.

Police Chief Terry Zeigler tweeted that the officer was shot Tuesday afternoon. He says the officer’s condition is unknown, but he tweeted “start prayers.”

The Kansas City Star reports that police radio traffic indicated that multiple suspects ran from the scene.

No other information was immediately available.

Tuesday’s shooting was the second of a Kansas City, Kansas, police officer since early May, when a police detective was shot and killed near Kansas Speedway.

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