UPDATE: 4 arrested in shooting near KCK elementary school

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press
Police say four people were arrested after a shooting in which at least one bullet entered an elementary school in Kansas City, Kan.

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- Police say four people were arrested after a shooting in which at least one bullet entered an elementary school in Kansas City, Kan.

No one was injured in the shooting Wednesday near Whittier Elementary School.

Police on Thursday chased a vehicle thought to be connected to the shooting. The vehicle eventually was stopped by a tire-puncturing device on Interstate 670 and the four people were taken into custody.


Previous story 11/20/13:

Kansas City, Kan., police are investigating after a shot was fired into an elementary school as students were preparing to be dismissed.

Police say no one was injured in the incident Wednesday afternoon at Whittier Elementary School. Police believe the bullet came from a drive-by incident about a block-and-a-half away.

The Kansas City Star reports the school was preparing to dismiss students when staff heard gunshots in the neighborhood. The district's chief of staff, David Smith, said staff made sure all doors were locked and everyone was kept inside.

After about 20 minutes, police told school officials the threat had been cleared and it was safe to dismiss the students.


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