Shots At Police Vehicle Trigger Car Chase Through Downtown Kansas City | KCUR

Shots At Police Vehicle Trigger Car Chase Through Downtown Kansas City

Dec 1, 2015

A report of shots fired at a police car near 55th and Oak streets started a car chase that ended with a wreck on the other side of the state line.

Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department spokesman Darin Snapp says three or four suspects fired at the patrol car shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday.

According to a tweet from Chief Darryl Forte, the police vehicle was disabled by gunfire, though no officers were hurt.

Officers pursued three or four suspects from the scene of the alleged shooting through downtown and across the state line into Kansas.

The chase ended when the suspects’ vehicle crashed into a semi-trailer at 7th and Sunshine.

No further information, including any injuries, was immediately available.

Elle Moxley is a reporter for KCUR. You can reach her on Twitter @ellemoxley.