Two KC police officers, one suspect wounded in gunfire exchange


By Tony Rizzo
The Kansas City Star

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Two Kansas City police officers and a third man were shot during an exchange of gunfire about 1:50 this afternoon at Gregory Boulevard and Myrtle Avenue.

Another officer rushed the most seriously wounded officer to a hospital in a pick-up truck. That wounded officer was hit three times. Later this afternoon, police officials reported that he was in critical condition at an area hospital. The second officer was wounded in the arm and was reported to be in stable condition.

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