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One woman dead after overnight shooting in Raytown park: police

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A young woman was killed in a shooting early Saturday morning in Sarah Colman-Livengood Park in Raytown, police said in a news release.

Police found the woman around 12:30 Saturday morning in the park near 59th Street and Lane Avenue. Two individuals were seen running away from the park after the shooting while others attempted to administer first aid.

No one else was injured, police said.

At 12:24 a.m. Raytown police said they received a call about a house being shot next to the park.

When they arrived officers received an additional call about the woman shot in the park.

Police said the park office building and at least three houses in the area were hit by bullets overnight.

Police have not arrested anyone in relation to the incident and ask anyone with information to call the TIPS hotline at 816-474-8477.

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Katie Bernard covers Kansas crime, cops and courts for the Kansas City Star. She joined the Star in May of 2019. Katie studied journalism and political science at the University of Kansas.
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