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Police: Suspect sought in shooting of 2 Kansas City officers

Last Updated Jul 15, 2018 at 6:00 pm PDT

Authorities mobilize near 27th Street and Van Brunt Boulevard after three police officers were shot Sunday, July 15, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo., while trying to arrest a person of interest in the shooting death of a university student on July 6. The suspect died in an exchange of gunfire with police. The officers suffered non-life threatening injuries. (Tammy Ljungblad/The Kansas City Star via AP)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Authorities are searching for a suspect in the shooting of two police officers in Kansas City, Missouri.

Police spokesman Jacob Becchina said Sunday that the officers’ conditions aren’t available.

Officers with assault rifles blocked off the area around where the shooting happened Sunday afternoon.

The Kansas City Star reports that worshippers at the United Believers Community Church were urged to leave the area as soon as possible.