Police Officer Daniel Vasquez was shot and killed while making a traffic stop near the intersection of 21st Street and Clay Street at about 10:40 am.
The driver of the vehicle shot Officer Vasquez before fleeing. A backup officer who arrived at the scene began CPR before Officer Vasquez was transported to a nearby hospital. He succumbed to his wounds a short time later.
The subject who shot him turned himself in at the Kansas City Police Department approximately three hours later.
Officer Vasquez had served with the North Kansas City Police Department for two years.