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Kansas City police: Officer remains in critical condition


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City police officer who was shot in the head during an exchange of gunfire that left a suspect dead was in critical condition Saturday and the family is optimistic, police said.

Police Spokeswoman Officer Doaa El-Ashkar said in an email that critical care doctors say the officer is progressing as expected based on his condition and he remains in the intensive care unit.

Police are not identifying the officer and say his family is asking for privacy.

Highway patrol officials said police were called shortly before 5 p.m. Thursday to a McDonald's restaurant w...

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