KANSAS CITY, MO. (THECOUNT) — Five people were shot, one fatally, after an SUV opened fire on people walking along Mill Street in Kansas City, Missouri Saturday morning.

In all, five people were injured in the Westport neighborhood early Saturday morning. One of those shot has died.


According to officials, a white SUV was seen by police “actively shooting” at people on Mill Street in Westport.

An officer returned fire at the SUV involved.

KMBC reports that one man died and two were left in critical condition. Another victim was listed in stable condition and a woman suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Police say they have one person in custody. Those involved have not yet been identified.

If anyone has video or information regarding this incident please contact the homicide unit at 816-234-5043 or the anonymous TIPS hotline 816-474-TIPS.


Geo quick facts: Kansas City sits on Missouri’s western edge, straddling the border with Kansas. It’s known for its barbecue, jazz heritage and fountains. Downtown, the American Jazz Museum shares a building with the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in the historic 18th & Vine Jazz District. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, with giant shuttlecocks out front, houses nearly 40,000 works of art, from ancient to contemporary collections – wikipedia.