(KSHB-TV) LEAVENWORTH, Kan. – A young girl was shot and killed Friday evening following a high-speed chase, according to Leavenworth police.
Five-year-old Cady Harris was abducted from an unknown area early Friday evening, said Leavenworth Police Chief Patrick Kitchens during a news conference on Saturday. The chase began in Atchison County, Kan., before briefly crossing into Missouri, then back across the state line and eventually ending in a construction zone at about 7:15 p.m. in Leavenworth.
The chase ended near 20th Street and Metropolitan. Once stuck in the construction zone, Kitchens says the suspect began exchanging gunfire with police. Sometime during the gunfire, Kitchens said, the suspect was struck and wounded.