The Latest on a shooting that wounded a Kansas City, Kansas, police detective. (all times local):

5:20 p.m.

Police say a Kansas City, Kansas, detective was shot and killed, and a man who'd been sought for questioning in that was later wounded and arrested after a shootout with police in neighboring Missouri.

Police say the detective was shot at least twice about 12:30 p.m. Monday while helping respond to a report of a suspicious person near the Kansas Speedway. Police said in a statement that he later died at a hospital. His name wasn't released.

Police say the shooter fled in the detective's car, then carjacked a vehicle with two children inside before abandoning that vehicle, leaving the kids unharmed.

Police sought 28-year-old Curtis Ayers for questioning in the shooting. He ultimately was taken into custody in Kansas City, Missouri, when he crashed his car after exchanging gunfire with officers.

4:15 p.m.

A man sought for questioning in connection with a shooting that hospitalized a Kansas City, Kansas, police detective was later wounded after being shot by police in neighboring Missouri.

Police say 28-year-old Curtis Ayers of Tonganoxie, Kansas, was taken into custody Monday afternoon when he crashed his car after exchanging gunfire with officers. A Kansas City, Kansas, police spokesman said that person was in stable condition.

Kansas City, Kansas, police had sought him for questioning in connection with a shooting that wounded a police detective at least twice near the Kansas Speedway.

Police have not released details of the wounded officer's condition.

Police say the shooter fled in the detective's car, then carjacked a vehicle with two children inside before abandoning that vehicle, leaving the children unharmed.

2:40 p.m.

Kansas City, Kansas, police say they're searching for a man in connection with a shooting that wounded a police detective near the Kansas Speedway.

Police spokesman Patrick McCallop says the shooting took place about 12:30 p.m. Monday after the detective, in an unmarked car, helped respond to a report of a suspicious person. McCallop says that's when the man ran into a field and exchanged gunfire with the detective, wounding him at least twice.

McCallop says the shooter fled in the detective's car, then carjacked a vehicle with two children inside. That vehicle later was found in nearby Basehor, and the children were unharmed.

McCallop says police are asking for the public's help in locating 28-year-old Chris Ayers, who is believed to be armed.

2:20 p.m.

Kansas City, Kansas, police say one of the department's detectives was shot and wounded near the Kansas Speedway by a suspect who later fled the scene.

Police Chief Terry Ziegler says the shooting took place about 12:30 p.m. Monday. Ziegler says the detective later was in surgery, though his medical status was not immediately clear.

It was not immediately clear what led to the shooting.

The FBI and the Missouri State Highway Patrol say they are assisting in the investigation, though they deferred questions about the matter to Kansas City, Kansas, police.

Messages left with a police spokesman were not immediately returned.

1:15 p.m.

Kansas City, Kansas, police say one of the department's detectives was shot and wounded near the Kansas Speedway.

Police Chief Terry Ziegler tells KMBC-TV (http://bit.ly/1TA9MkA ) confirmed that the gunfire happened early Monday afternoon, but he offered no immediate details on the detective's medical condition.

It was not immediately clear what led to the shooting.

Messages left with a Kansas City, Kansas, police spokeswoman were not immediately returned.