One man is dead and another was taken to the hospital after a shooting in the 5600 block of South Benton Avenue around noon Saturday, Kansas City police said.
Police found two men with gunshot wounds. One, found in a parked car, had critical injuries. Police said officers gave him CPR until the fire department arrived, but he did not survive.
The other man, who witnesses said had left the car to seek help, was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
More officers arrived and canvassed the area. Three persons of interest were detained for questioning.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call 816-474-8477.
It was the second homicide of the day, police say. A woman was found shot to death at around 3:30 a.m. Saturday in the 6900 block of The Paseo.