An employee was injured following a shooting Friday night at a store in Kansas City’s Country Club Plaza, according to police.
Officers responded just before 7:40 p.m. to JD Sports at 235 W. 47th St., where a male employee had been shot in a lower extremity by a suspect who took several items from the store, said Sgt. Jake Becchina, a spokesman for the Kansas City Police Department.
The suspect then fled the scene. Police canvassed the area but couldn’t find the suspect.
The victim was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life threatening.
Police ask anyone with information to call the anonymous TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.