Trauma surgeon: Officer shot in Kansas City, Kansas has died


KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -Trauma surgeon: Officer in Kansas City, Kansas, who was shot by suspects in earlier shooting has died.

The police chief in Kansas City, Kansas, says one of his officers 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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