Kansas City police involved in shooting

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KANSAS CITY, Kansas (AP) – Kansas City, Kan., police say a driver who accelerated toward officers has been wounded.

Police said in a news release that the shooting happened Saturday after officers observed a vehicle driving erratically in a parking lot. When officers approached the vehicle, the driver accelerated toward the officers, trapping one of the officers against another vehicle.

That’s when one of the officers shot and wounded the suspect. Police said the suspect and officer were transported to an area hospital with minor injuries. An investigation is ongoing.

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