Kansas City shooting: 1 dead, 5 hurt after gunfire erupts outside Missouri bar, police say

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — At least one person is dead and five others are hurt after gunfire erupted late Sunday outside a bar in Kansas City, Missouri, authorities said.

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Update 5:52 a.m. EDT July 11: According to KSHB-TV and KMBC-TV, a Missouri State Highway Patrol spokesman said a disturbance broke out about 11 p.m. at Westport Ale House on Broadway Boulevard in Westport. The disturbance continued outside the bar, where shots were fired, the spokesman said.

Three Kansas City police officers, who were off-duty and providing security at the bar, then fired back, the spokesman said.

Authorities said one person was killed and five others were wounded in the gunfire, the news outlets reported.

It wasn’t clear whether the off-duty officers’ gunfire struck anyone, authorities said. No further details were immediately available.

Original report: At least five ambulances responded to a Missouri bar late Sunday following reports of an officer-involved shooting in Kansas City, multiple news outlets are reporting.

According to WDAF-TV and KSHB-TV, the incident occurred about 11:30 p.m. near the intersection of West 41st Street and Broadway Boulevard in Westport. It wasn’t immediately clear what prompted the shooting, which involved Kansas City police, the outlets reported.

Officials have not said whether anyone was injured in the shooting, WDAF reported.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol also is investigating, according to the news outlets.

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