Kansas City police on Monday identified two shooting victims who were killed in separate incidents Sunday.
The 17-year-old who died early Sunday after being taken to Children’s Mercy Hospital early Sunday was Romero Palacios.
Police were summoned to the hospital after Palacios arrived with a gunshot wound. Investigators have not said how or where the shooting occurred.
The 31-year-old man who was shot to death around 4 a.m. in the 3400 block of Park Avenue was identified as Parker Willingham of Kansas City.
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Officers dispatched to the area to check on gunshots being fired found Willingham dead in the driveway of a residence.
The deaths were the 98th and 99th homicides of the year in Kansas City, which recorded 81 in all of last year.