17-year-old killed in rolling gunbattle in Kansas City
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old has been killed in a rolling gunbattle in Kansas City.
The Kansas City Star reports that Leighlan Fleming was found fatally shot Saturday afternoon in the driveway of a home.
Police spokesman Capt. Tim Hernandez says the gunbattle spanned several blocks. Officers found shell casings at multiple locations within a two-block radius.
Hernandez says Fleming may have been chased. No suspect information has been released.
Fleming is among 25 teenagers who have been killed by gunfire this year in the Kansas City area. Dozens of others have been shot and survived.
Information from: The Kansas City Star, http://www.kcstar.com