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Two injured in early morning gunfire

Updated: 2013-09-19T13:00:36Z

Two people suffered gunshot wounds in separate shootings early Thursday in Kansas City.

In the first shooting, the victim was seriously injured by gunfire during an argument about 2 a.m. near 12th Street and Belmont Avenue on Kansas City’s east side.

In the second shooting, a man suffered critical injuries about 3:30 a.m. near 36th Street and Chestnut Avenue. He was shot multiple times during a rolling gun battle, according to media reports, and crashed his car into a home at the corner of 36th Street and Chestnut.

Officers found the victim in a wooded area nearby.

Neither of victim’s injuries are believed to be life-threatening.

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| Robert A. Cronkleton,

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