| 21 April 2024, Sunday |

Three dead, five injured after shooting in Kansas City

According to the police, a shooting incident occurred on Sunday morning in Kansas City, Missouri, resulting in the unfortunate deaths of three individuals—two men and one woman. Additionally, five other individuals sustained injuries during the incident.
The police reached the shooting site on 57th St. and Prospect Avenue at around 4:30 am local time, where according to the preliminary information collected people had gathered in large numbers in a parking lot.

“The Kansas City Police Department (KCPD) responded to a shooting on 57th Street and Prospect Avenue about 4:30 a.m. local time where they found three people dead in a parking lot and in the street near the intersection,” the KCPD said in a statement.
Three people were found dead by the police officers and five others were later found to have been injured and taken to hospitals either by private vehicle or ambulance and having “non-life threatening injuries,” said police in a news release.

“Those 3 victims, 2 adult males and 1 adult female were declared deceased here at the scene,” said police in the statement.
The police said that they have not apprehended any suspects so far but said that they are “confident that there are many witnesses to this incident that would have valuable information.”

“Preliminary information indicates there was a large gathering of people in a parking lot at the intersection when the victims were shot. Detectives are confident that there are many witnesses to this incident that would have valuable information,” the police said.

“If anyone was in or around the area at this time and saw or heard anything they are asked to contact Homicide detectives directly at 816-234-5043 or the TIPS Hotline anonymously at 816-474-TIPS,” said the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department in a statement.


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