KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Shortly after midnight on Sunday morning, KCPD officers opened fire on a suspect’s vehicle as it drove towards them after attempting to stop the vehicle.
Police said they were trying to tow the vehicle near Independence Avenue and Ewing Avenue when the male suspect began driving at officers.
Officers opened fire on the suspect who fled the scene. The suspect was not hit.
Other officers in the area pursued the suspect and eventually stopped the vehicle near 12th Street and Winchester Avenue.
The man continued on foot and fled and was arrested after a brief pursuit.
The suspect was medically cleared and released back into police custody.