An AMBER Alert has been issued for a 15-year-old girl who was reported missing after her grandfather was found shot.

Police were called Thursday night to a home where the grandfather was found wounded. He is hospitalized in stable condition.

The man told police he didn't know the suspect who shot him before leaving with the victim's granddaughter, Brajaean Sledge. The suspect drove away in the victim's car.

KMBC is reporting that the victim's car was recovered around 8 a.m. on Friday morning.

Authorities believe the suspect is between the ages of 18 and 20 and may be armed and dangerous.

A potential motive for the shooting has not been disclosed.

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