Crime

Two people shot on U.S. 71 in Kansas City

Kansas City police investigated a shooting Friday along U.S. 71 near 39th Street.
Kansas City police investigated a shooting Friday along U.S. 71 near 39th Street. The Kansas City Star

Kansas City police investigated a shooting that left two people injured Friday on U.S. 71 near 39th Street.

The shooting was reported shortly before 7 p.m. Two people were injured in the shooting and were taken to a hospital in a private vehicle, police said.

One injured person was in critical condition. The other was in stable condition.

The southbound lanes of U.S. 71 were closed near 29th Street as police investigated the shooting.

The investigation continued.

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