shooting at 17th and central

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened on Saturday afternoon.

It happened at about 3:50 p.m. in the area of 17th and Central.

Officers were flagged down by people at the scene and told about the shooting. At about 4 p.m. officers were sent to the area by dispatchers. 

The victim, a 21-year-old man, was shot in both of his legs. The police said it the injuries are serious, but that they do not appear to be life-threatening. 

Witnesses have given information about the suspect to the police. 

Police told KCTV5 News that they are looking for a bald, heavy set, Hispanic male driving a red Chevrolet and that they are still investigating. They said they believe the shooting is gang related. 

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