Kansas City police say officer shot man in the hand during a confrontation

KANSAS CITY, Mo. A Kansas City police officer shot dead a man in the hand during a confrontation at Troost Lake, the department said.

The shooting happened on Monday at 6pm on 29th Street and The Paseo after several people reported that a man was walking along the lake and threatening people with a gun, police said.

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The man, according to police, continued with those threats even after police arrived and was shot in the hand by an officer. He was taken to hospital with injuries, apparently not life-threatening.

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The police have revealed the name of the man nor the name of the officer who shot him. The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating the shooting.


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