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KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A woman was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after being shot on Wednesday night.

The shooting happened in the 4200 block of Gladstone at about 9:30 p.m.

The police went to the area after someone called and reported a shooting.

When police arrived, they found the victim inside a residence there who had been shot.

The victim, who police described as an “elderly woman” was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Captain Lionel Colón with the KCPD said on Thursday morning that a male suspect left the scene in a black 2015 Chevrolet Sonic with a handicap license plate number of “AE18P.”

He also said that the victim’s condition was improving and she is in “serious/stable condition.”

Later on Thursday, he said that the vehicle had been found and that no one was inside. The police now have the vehicle. 

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