olathe shooting thursday

OLATHE, KS (KCTV) – The police in Olathe are investigating after a man was shot in the neck and ended up near a Pizza Hut.

The shooting happened just before 7:30 p.m. on Thursday.

The man who was shot was found near the restaurant location on S. Parker Street just north of W. Loula Street.

The area is a couple of block south of W. Santa Fe Street.

The police know that someone left their car running in one parking lot and that the injured person was found in the Pizza Hut lot across the street. 

The police don't yet know if the car belonged to the man who was shot and they are still trying to determine where exactly the shooting happened. 

The police said the victim's injuries are serious, but that he is expected to survive and that they are non-life-threatening. They also said the victim is 18 years old.

The police are looking for two men who left the scene in a white Chevrolet Equinox. It may have been seen going north on K-7 Highway.

A witness told KCTV5 News that a store manager at the scene told her that the man was reportedly shot at a different restaurant across the street and ended up in the Pizza Hut parking lot.

Police believe several people in the area might have seen what happened and they are continuing to investigate. 

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