Police officers gather at the scene of a shooting at the
Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City in Overland
Park. REUTERS/Dave Kaup
Three people have been killed in shootings at Jewish
centres in Kansas, and a suspect is in custody, police and
local media say.
The shootings occurred at the Jewish Community Center of
Greater Kansas City in Overland Park, Kansas, and at Village
Shalom, an assisted living centre about a mile away,
according to local media.
Overland Park police said there were three confirmed
fatalities and a person in custody.
Police did not immediately provide any further details.
A spokeswoman for Overland Park Regional Medical Center said
the hospital was treating a 14-year-old male who suffered a
gunshot wound and who was in critical condition.
Located in Kansas state, Overland Park is a suburb of Kansas