Man wounded in dispute over concealed weapon in Overland Park

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An argument over a man carrying a concealed gun ended up being wounded with his own weapon during a dispute in downtown Overland Park Wednesday.

Overland Park police report that a 59-year-old man had befriended two other men, but began arguing with one of them after learning he was carrying a concealed weapon.

During the dispute at about 80th Street and Overland Park Drive, the 59-year-old suspect disarmed the man with the concealed weapon and pointed it at both of them. He then shot the man he was arguing with in the leg.

Police responded at 5:30 p.m. and arrested the suspect. The other man was taken to the hospital for the non-life threatening wound.

Anyone who might have witnessed the incident or has information regarding the matter are asked to call Overland Park police at 913-895-6300.