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Victim dies from injuries in KCK shooting; police look for person of interest in SUV

Shooting reported near 5th St, Quindaro Blvd. in KCK

Kansas City, Kan., police said a shooting was reported in the afternoon Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in the 2100 block of Fifth Street. Officers soon left the scene after one person was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.
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Kansas City, Kan., police said a shooting was reported in the afternoon Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in the 2100 block of Fifth Street. Officers soon left the scene after one person was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The woman wounded in a shooting Tuesday afternoon in northeast Kansas City, Kan., has died from her injuries, police said Wednesday morning.

Police were investigating the shooting about 2:40 p.m. Tuesday near Fifth Street and Quindaro Boulevard. She was rushed to the hospital, where she later died. 

Police asked for help finding a man they are calling a person of interest in the shooting. He was described as being 60 to 68 years old and was driving a black SUV, possibly a Cadillac SRX.

Anyone with information about the shooting or the identity of the man is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).

Robert A. Cronkleton gets up very early in the morning to bring readers breaking news about crime, transportation and weather at the crack of dawn. He’s been at The Star since 1987 and now contributes data reporting and video editing.


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