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After shooting report, Kansas City police find man with knife and gunshot wounds

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Kansas City police are investigating an early Friday altercation that left a man with knife and gunshot wounds.

Officers responded to the incident in the 3200 block of Qunicy Avenue just before 4 a.m. They were initially dispatched on a shooting report but the call was upgraded to a stabbing, police said.

Arriving officers found a male victim who had been stabbed and shot. Details of what prompted the incident were not released.

The man’s injuries are critical but not considered to be life-threatening.

Glenn E. Rice covers crime, courts and breaking news for The Kansas City Star, where he’s worked since 1988. Rice is a Kansas City native and a graduate of the University of Central Missouri.


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