UPDATE (Jan. 11 at 8:30 a.m.): The vehicle has been located unoccupied and now in the custody of detectives.
UPDATE (Jan. 10 at 10:40 a.m.): The male suspect fled in a 2015 Chevy Sonic, black in color with handicap license AE18P. The elderly victim has shown improvement and upgraded to serious/stable condition.
KANSAS CITY – KCPD Officers are still searching for a man who shot an 85-year old woman Wednesday evening at roughly 9:45pm during an attempted robbery near Cliff Drive and Gladstone Boulevard.
Officers were dispatched to a resident on the 4200 block of Gladstone on a reported shooting. They located the victim inside a residence with a gunshot wound. The victim was transported with life threatening injuries.
The woman is now in serious/stable condition.
According to police, the man and woman apparently knew each other as the suspect had previously rented a room from the woman.
The stolen vehicle is a 2015 Black Chevy Sonic, Missouri license AE18P.
Police ask that if you see the vehicle, call 911 immediately.