Armed man shot by Independence police officer - KCTV5

Armed man shot by Independence police officer

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The department says they were called about an armed suspect in the area. (KCTV5) The department says they were called about an armed suspect in the area. (KCTV5)
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

An armed man was wounded Thursday evening by an Independence police officer. 

The Independence Police Department said the shooting happened about 8:29 p.m. Thursday in the 700 block of N Forest Avenue. 

The department says they were called about an armed suspect in the area. When officers arrived, they encountered the suspect who was still armed with a gun. 

The suspect was then shot and remains in surgery. 

No police officers were harmed. 

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