The police chief in Kansas City, Kansas, says an officer has been shot and he's asking the community for prayers.

police car (Dmitriy Eremenkov, ThinkStock)
police car (Dmitriy Eremenkov, ThinkStock)

Police Chief Terry Zeigler tweeted that the officer was shot Tuesday afternoon. He says the officer's condition is unknown, but he tweeted "start prayers."

The Kansas City Star reports that police radio traffic indicated that multiple suspects ran from the scene.

No other information was immediately available.

Tuesday's shooting was the second of a Kansas City, Kansas, police officer since early May, when a police detective was shot and killed near Kansas Speedway.

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