Skateboarder shot by robbers seeks help at Midtown restaurant - KCTV5

Skateboarder shot by robbers seeks help at Midtown restaurant

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KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

Police are investigating after a skateboarder said he was shot during an armed robbery in Midtown.

The shooting occurred at near West 38th and Washington streets. 

The victim, a man in his early 20s, said he was skateboarding when a silver Chevy Impala stopped. The passenger got out, held the victim at gunpoint and attempted to rob him. 

He was shot in the buttocks, police said.

The victim then made his way over to the 3700 block of Broadway. He went to get help from the Chubby's restaurant. 

He was transported to the hospital and is expected to survive.

If anyone has any information on the shooting, they are urged to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

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