Two injured in early morning gunfire

09/19/2013 8:00 AM

09/19/2013 8:00 AM

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.