Man fatally shot in Blue Springs

By The Examiner staff

A shooting Friday afternoon in Blue Springs killed a man, and police in Kansas City later arrested two people after a vehicle chase.

The shooting happened about 2:50 p.m. Friday behind one of the strip malls on the east side of Missouri 7, between R.D. Mize Road and Mock Avenue. Officers found a man with a gunshot wound, who later died at the hospital. His name has not yet been released.

A spokesperson for Blue Springs Police said Kansas City Police later chased a vehicle that matched the description of the suspected vehicle, and one of the people arrested after the chase is the alleged shooting suspect. According to KSHB-TV news and Kansas City Police, the individuals were arrested a few blocks apart in south Kansas City, near Bannister Road and Blue Ridge Boulevard.