A man is in the hospital after jumping from a parking garage in an attempt to evade police

KANSAS – According to the police report, KCPD officers were around 9th and Main around 6:40 p.m. helping Independence Police.

They were looking for a suspect in an aggravated assault case involving gunfire during a hit-and-run crash.

A caller told police that a man inside of 920 Main was damaging offices. 

When officers moved into the garage area to take the man into custody, the man jumped over the edge of the parking garage and fell to the ground and was taken into custody. 

He suffered serious injuries and was taken to the hospital where he is listed in critical, but stable condition.