Police investigate shooting that left one dead in Kansas City, Mo.

Witness: Gunmen ran down street shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police are looking for answers after they found a man shot to death in Kansas City, Mo.

Around 7:15 p.m. Saturday, police heard gunshots near Lexington and Prospect avenues.

Upon further investigation, they found a black man in his 30s suffering from gunshot wounds in a parking lot near Lexington and Garfield with no signs of life, according to a statement from Kansas City Police.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses told police that at least two people were running down Lexington shooting at each other.

Jeff Eales said he heard about 20-25 shots fired.

"I basically heard an exchange of gunfire," Eales said. "There were two separate weapons back and forth being fired. It wasted about two minutes, then, there were screams after that. That was it."

Just before 8 p.m., a second shooting victim arrived at a local hospital by private vehicle, according to police.

Authorities are investigating whether the two men were those seen by witnesses, according to the statement.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline, 816-474-TIPS.
 

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