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Two men dead after early morning shooting in Kansas City

A man sought by Kansas City police as a person of interest in a double homicide.
A man sought by Kansas City police as a person of interest in a double homicide.

Kansas City police are investigating the shooting deaths of two men early Saturday at a service station at Van Brunt Boulevard and Independence Avenue.

Shortly after midnight, police officers responded to a call about gunshots in the 4800 block of Independence Avenue. When police arrived, they found two male victims at a BP station suffering from bullet wounds. Emergency medical responders said both victims died at the scene.

Police released photos of two men and a vehicle that investigators think were in the area when the shooting occurred.

Police asked anyone with information about the case to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

The identities of the men have not been released by police.

Mará Rose Williams, mdwilliams@kcstar.com

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