A protest in response to the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis takes a heavy toll on KCPD.
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KC Police: From last night: 85 arrests, significant damage to businesses on the Plaza. Nearly all officers hit with frozen water bottles or rocks. Two officers hospitalized from being struck - one with an injury to the temple and one with a lacerated liver.
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There were multiple reports of gunfire and fighting. 3 shootings confirmed.
TKC's 2nd favorite Starbucks on Main had their windows smashed.
Several businesses in the Midtown corridor were damaged.
And, of course that police cruiser was burned.
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KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - Kansas City police responded to three shootings and a double fatality crash early Sunday morning. Around 1 a.m., a woman was privately transported to a local hospital where she stated she was shot while on the Plaza. Police said she has non-life-threatening injuries and refused to give any further information regarding the incident.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Quinton Lucas and KCPD Chief Rick Smith held a press conference Sunday to address protests that turned to civil unrest Saturday night in the city. Protesters gathered at the Country Club Plaza early Saturday afternoon peacefully, but as the sun went down, the protests got more violent.
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