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Overnight triple shooting leaves one dead, two seriously injured in Kansas City

Triple shooting leaves one dead, two others seriously injured

Police responding to reports of gunfire in a Kansas City neighborhood found three shooting victims inside a vehicle nearby late Monday, March 4, 2019 at 51st Street and Prospect Avenue.
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Police responding to reports of gunfire in a Kansas City neighborhood found three shooting victims inside a vehicle nearby late Monday, March 4, 2019 at 51st Street and Prospect Avenue.

Police responding to reports of gunfire in a Kansas City neighborhood found three shooting victims inside a vehicle late Monday.

One of the victims was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. They other two had serious injuries and were taken to a hospital by emergency crews.

Police responded to the call about shots being fired about 10:15 p.m. near 51st Street and Wabash Avenue. While en route, officers found the vehicle with three shooting victims about a block away, near 51st and Prospect Avenue.

Police said they had no suspect description nor motive. They asked anyone with information 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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