Crime

One person dead after East 80th Street shooting, juvenile also shot

One person is dead and another, a juvenile, was injured after a shooting late Tuesday, March 6, 2018 on East 80th Street, Kansas City police said. This Google Maps Street View of the area is from August 2014.
One person is dead and another, a juvenile, was injured after a shooting late Tuesday, March 6, 2018 on East 80th Street, Kansas City police said. This Google Maps Street View of the area is from August 2014. Google Maps

One person is dead and another, a juvenile, was injured after a shooting late Tuesday night on East 80th Street, according to Kansas City police.

Officers went to the 1600 block of East 80th Street on a reported shooting just after 11 p.m. Tuesday, police said in a news release.

When officers arrived, they found a victim at a residence with gunshot injuries. The victim, whose name, age and gender have not yet been released by police, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers located a second victim, a juvenile, who was also shot. The juvenile was taken to a hospital with injuries that were considered non-life threatening.

Police said it appeared the two were shot as the result of a drive-by shooting. The case is being investigated as a homicide.

Several children who were inside the home at the time of the shooting were not injured.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

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