2 dead in shooting outside discount tobacco store

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two people died Monday night in a shooting outside a discount tobacco store in Kansas City, Mo.

Investigators say a disturbance at Discount Smokes, at Blue Parkway and Hardesty, turned into a shooting. Officers were called there at about 8:50 p.m.

There were a lot of people in the parking lot at the time of the shooting, police said.

The victims, a man and a woman, were taken to area hospitals, where they were pronounced dead.

Authorities had no suspect information to pass along. If you know anything about what happened, you are urged to call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS.

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