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October 5, 2013

One killed, three wounded in shootout on KC’s East Side

One person was killed and three others were wounded in a shootout late Friday that spanned several blocks on Kansas City’s East Side.

One person was killed and three others were wounded in a shootout late Friday that spanned several blocks on Kansas City’s East Side.

A female was pronounced dead at a hospital. The three others were reported to have serious injuries.

Officers received a call shortly before 10 p.m. of a shooting in the 2800 block of Bales Avenue. En route, the officers observed a vehicle involved in an accident at 27th Street and Indiana. They approached the car and found a man and woman both suffering gunshot wounds.

Another victim was found at the original dispatched address. The fourth had been dropped off at a hospital.

According to police, evidence indicates occupants of two vehicles exchanged gunfire in the 2800 block of Bales. One vehicle fled the scene and became involved in the accident.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at

816-474-8477.

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