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Driver shot in the face during Leawood carjacking

A motorist was shot in the face Thursday night after a pedestrian approached the motorist’s vehicle as it stopped in traffic in Leawood.

The incident was reported about 10:30 p.m. at 117th Street and Roe Avenue.

The victim told police that suspect opened the car door, demanded the vehicle and then opened fire. The suspect left with the vehicle, traveling east on 117th Street in the victim’s white 2004 Pontiac Vibe and Missouri license plate 854ZAB.

The victim walked to a nearby restaurant where employees called 911. The victim was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

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