4-year-old Kansas City child injured by stray bullet

4-year-old Kansas City child injured by stray bullet

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City police say a 4-year-old was wounded by a stray bullet that came from a nearby shootout.

Authorities say two people were shooting at each other Saturday evening at a gas station in south Kansas City.

An off-duty officer heard the shots and went to the scene, where one person with a gunshot wound was taken into custody.

The other suspect is still on the loose.

At about the same time, police received a call that someone was shot in a home several hundred yards away. Police say a stray bullet traveled from the shootout into the back of a nearby house, hitting the 4-year-old in the arm.

The child was taken to the hospital by a family member.

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