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KC police shoot, injure man

Two Kansas City police officers shot and seriously injured a man who pointed a gun at them this morning, police said.

The officers responded to a call shortly after 2 a.m. on a suspicious person at a park at 67th Street and the Paseo, police said, where a 17-year-old male on a bench started shooting at them.

The officers shot back, the man ran and officers chased him to the 1800 block of East 67th Terrace, where he pointed his gun at them and the officers shot him, police said.

The man was taken to a hospital with life threatening injuries. Neither officer was injured.

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