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Kansas City man charged over shooting of frisbee golf player


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 21-year-old man has been charged with two felonies after authorities said he shot at a group of frisbee golf players in a Kansas City, Missouri, park and wounded one of them.

Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker's office said the Kansas City, Missouri, man faces one count of first-degree assault and a count of armed criminal action. He remained Tuesday in the Jackson County Detention Center, and it wasn't clear whether he had an attorney.

The shooting occurred Saturday afternoon at Kessler Park, according to court records. A man was wounded in the back and transported to a local hospital.

Witnesses told The Kansas city Star that the group playing in frisbee golf tournament didn't know the alleged shooter but he followed the players and fired three or four shots at them.