Man shot, carjacked while getting gas near 31st & Mersington - KCTV5

Man shot, carjacked while getting gas near 31st & Mersington

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The man was attacked about 1:30 a.m. at the Inner City Oil Company gas station at 31st Street and Mersington Avenue. (KCTV5) The man was attacked about 1:30 a.m. at the Inner City Oil Company gas station at 31st Street and Mersington Avenue. (KCTV5)
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

A man was gunned down early Monday morning while filling up his car with gas. Police say the suspect also stole the man's car.

The man was attacked about 1:30 a.m. at the Inner City Oil Company gas station at 31st Street and Mersington Avenue. 

Police say the man is from out of town. He was stopping for gas when someone came up to him, robbed him and stole his car.

Officers say while the suspect was trying to steal the man's car, they shot him. He was hurt but is expected to be OK.

It is unknown at this time what the suspect looked like or what he was wearing.

If you have any information you are urged to call the police or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

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