Police: Shooting outside Plaza Academy High School leaves paraprofessional wounded

Officers do not believe any student in the school was a target.
Published: Jan. 24, 2023 at 2:16 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 24, 2023 at 4:23 PM CST
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Law enforcement stated one person received non-life-threatening after they were involved in a shooting at a private school in Kansas City.

The Kansas City Police Department said officers responded to Plaza Academy High School at 39th Terrace and Broadway Boulevard about 12:30 p.m. after learning of a shooting at the facility.

When they arrived, they found a paraprofessional employee of the school had been shot outside the school near a rear door of the building. The man was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The police department said that as of 2 p.m., there is no suspect or vehicle information.

Officers do not believe any student in the school was a target.

Editor’s Note: This is a breaking news story and will be updated.