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Kansas City police investigate double shooting at East 72nd Street and College Avenue

Kansas City police investigated a double shooting Saturday, May 19, 2018, in the 7200 block of College Avenue. This Google Maps Street View image was taken in the area in September 2011.
Kansas City police investigated a double shooting Saturday, May 19, 2018, in the 7200 block of College Avenue. This Google Maps Street View image was taken in the area in September 2011.

A double shooting Saturday evening in Kansas City left two victims in critical condition.

Kansas City police were called to the shooting about 8:30 p.m. near East 72nd Street and College Avenue.

A short time later, two shooting victims were brought to Research Medical Center in a private car by a man who said he saw the shooting.

The man said he had been in his car, parked in the 7200 block of College, while the two victims were standing nearby. He said a vehicle passed by the men and someone in the vehicle shot them both.

The man loaded the shooting victims into his car and drove them to the hospital.

Police found blood, spent bullets and shell casings at the crime scene.

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



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