Officer shoots, kills man at Kansas City area Walmart

Authorities say a Kansas City area police officer shot and killed an man at a Walmart.

Raytown police Capt. Dyon Harper said the officer was in uniform and working at the store in an off-duty capacity Saturday night when an armed man entered the store. Harper says the officer then “encountered the man and shots were fired,” The Kansas City Star reports.

It wasn’t immediately clear what led up to the shooting or where exactly in the store it happened.

The man died at the scene. Police did not immediately release his name.

Harper said the officer was not injured, and has been placed on administrative leave. No other injuries were reported.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating.