Crime

Hail of gunfire on Denver Avenue leaves man dead, woman hospitalized

Kansas City police are investigating a double shooting that left a man dead and a woman hospitalized with life-threatening injuries Sunday.

The shooting occurred shortly before 11:30 a.m. in the 2700 block of Denver Avenue.

Police officers were in the area when they heard gunshots, according to police. Officers drove to the scene, where they found a man and a woman inside a parked car. Both had been shot.

The gunfire left at least 16 bullet holes in the driver side door of the white Dodge sedan.

The man and woman were both taken to a hospital, where the man died. The woman is being treated for life-threatening injuries.

Police said they had no suspect information.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Kansas City Police Department Homicide Unit or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

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