1 killed, 1 injured in overnight shooting at Raytown park, police say

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Posted at 10:27 AM, Feb 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-05 11:27:25-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person was killed and a teenager was injured in an overnight shooting early Friday morning in Raytown, police said.

Shortly before 2 a.m., Raytown police responded to Sarah Colman-Livengood Park, 5901 Lane Ave., on a call of shots fired.

Officers found a male and a female inside a car with gunshot injuries.

The female, a teenager, was transported to an area hospital with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening, according to police.

The male was pronounced dead. His age was unknown.

Police said there was no suspect information available later Friday.

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