A suspect in a Shawnee shooting was arrested following a police pursuit through Johnson County as the gunshot victim remained hospitalized on Thursday.
Shawnee police Capt. William Sanderson said in a statement Thursday that a person was taken into police custody in connection with the shooting investigation. An arrest was made following a pursuit involving several area agencies that ended in Olathe, Sanderson said.
The shooting victim remained in critical condition as of Thursday, Sanderson said.
The shooting unfolded around 6:40 p.m. in the 11000 block of Johnson Drive. Police officers were initially called to the busy business district to conduct a welfare check and found a man with a gunshot wound in a parking lot.