No injuries reported after Blue Springs police fire shot during trespassing call

Published: Nov. 21, 2023 at 12:22 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 21, 2023 at 3:57 PM CST
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BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. (KCTV) - Law enforcement reported no one was injured Tuesday morning after an officer fired a shot while on a call.

The Blue Springs Police Department stated officers responded to a gas station near the intersection of Duncan Road and NW R D Mize Road/Woods Chapel Road about 10:30 a.m. for a trespassing report.

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When officers arrived, store employees them that they wanted an individual removed from the property, but that person refused to leave.

After law enforcement approached the person outside the store, an altercation ensued between the two parties, according to the Independence Police Department.

One officer fired a single shot toward the person, police stated. Nobody was struck, and there were no injuries.

The individual was taken into custody.

The Police Involved Incident Team is taking over the investigation, Blue Springs police reported.

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