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Monday, June 21, 2010

CSW BREAKING: Man Shot in Drive-By on KC-MO's East Side

Police are on the scene of a reported "drive-by" shooting on East 39th Terrace near Oakley on Kansas City MO's East Side.

The call was received by emergency services around 11:20 a.m. Monday morning- police say a caller told of a male in his 50's who had been shot in the chest.

Police arrived at 11:26 a.m. and confirmed the man had "been hit by several "shotgun" pellets"- but the victim's condition did not appear to be immediately life-threatening.

Witnesses reportedly told police the suspects- "a white male and a black male left in a 1995 blue pickup truck- northbound on Topping" from the scene.

Fire department EMS took the "52-year-old male" with "multiple buckshot wounds to his abdomen" in serious to critical condition to a Metro medical trauma center.

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