KC police shoot suspect

By: AP
By: AP

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Police have identified the armed man who was fatally shot by a Kansas City police officer after raising his gun.

The Kansas City Star reports that 44-year-old Rodney A. Jones was killed Friday at his home near the Truman Sports Complex in Kansas City.

Officers were responding to a call and were told Jones was inside the home intoxicated.

The woman who made the call said she was a relative and that he had threatened her with the gun.

Police said Jones confronted an officer at the front door with a large handgun. Jones was shot after raising his gun.

The officer, who was not injured, was placed on paid administrative leave.


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