SHAWNEE — A woman and a good Samaritans who came to her aid are improving after they were hurt during a suburban Kansas City Wal-Mart parking lot attack in which a suspect was killed.
Police said the woman was putting her child in her car Sunday afternoon in Shawnee when two suspects hit her in the head from behind.
Shawnee police Maj. Dan Tennis says a person in the parking lot who tried to help was shot several times. Another good Samaritan then shot one of the suspects, who died at the scene.
The second suspect fled but was caught nearby.
Police said the woman’s condition has been upgraded to good, and the wounded good Samaritan was alert while waiting to undergo surgery. Police initially said they were in critical condition.