A Lee’s Summit hospital was positioned on lockdown Friday night time after an 18-year-old was shot a number of instances nearby.
Shortly after 10:30 p.m., officers with the Lee’s Summit Police Department responded to a shooting name on Northeast Douglas and Northeast Mulberry streets – simply outdoors St. Luke’s East Hospital campus.
Police then decided that an 18-year-old man had been sitting within the passenger’s seat of a automobile on the intersection when one other automobile pulled up beside him. The opposite driver then pulled out a gun and commenced to fireplace on the sufferer, in accordance with an announcement from police.
The motive force of the sufferer’s automobile was in a position to rapidly flip into the hospital for medical help. The 18-year-old is now in secure situation, in accordance with Carmen Spaeth, a spokesperson for the police division.
Preliminary conflicting studies concerning the whereabouts of the suspect triggered St. Luke’s East to be positioned on short-term lockdown. Officers later decided, nonetheless, that the suspect had fled the scene.
Police haven’t launched any additional particulars concerning the incident, together with an outline of the suspect’s automobile.
It’s unclear whether or not the suspect and sufferer knew one another, police say.
St. Luke’s East didn’t instantly reply to The Star’s request for remark Saturday.