Crime

KCK police investigate double homicide on I-70

Police officers investigating a wreck Saturday morning on Interstate 70 in Kansas City, Kan., found a man and woman dead from gunshot wounds inside one vehicle.

Kansas City, Kan., officers responded to a report of an injury accident about 3 a.m. involving an SUV and a passenger car. They found the bodies of the man and woman inside the SUV.

Police think the two were shot by the occupants of a third vehicle that drove away.

The SUV struck a bridge before coming to rest in the middle of the road, police said. The driver of a passenger car traveling westbound behind the SUV then struck the vehicle. That car’s driver was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life threatening.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the TIPS hotline at 816-474-8477.

Katy Bergen: 816-234-4120, @KatyBergen

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