Double shooting in Kansas City Sunday leaves two injured; no suspects

Two people shot early Sunday in Kansas City were taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to police.

The shooting was reported shortly after 4 a.m. near East 33rd Street and Norton Avenue.

Police responding to a shooting found two victims with gunshot wounds. One had been shot in the chest. Another had been shot in the upper leg.

The first victim said he and the other victim were walking into the front door of a home there when they were shot.

Both victims were taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police had no description of a suspect.

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Ian Cummings is the breaking news editor for The Kansas City Star, where he started as a reporter in 2015. He is a Kansas City native who graduated from the University of Kansas in 2012.
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.