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Kansas City police officer honored for tackling accused suspect in Westport double-shooting

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KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

A Kansas City police officer was honored for his actions during a shooting in Westport last weekend. 

The Kansas City Police Department says Officer Halterman chased and tackled an armed man who fired shots into a large crowd last Sunday morning. 

Two people were shot near Westport Road and Pennsylvania Avenue. 

Halterman pursued the suspect, who dropped the gun. 

On Wednesday, Kansas City Police Chief Rick Smith presented Halterman with a special coin honoring him. 

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