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1 man dead, another injured in overnight shooting in Kansas City, Kansas

Posted at 5:40 AM, Nov 18, 2023

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One man is dead and another suffered life-threatening injuries in an overnight shooting in Kansas City, Kansas.

KCKPD officers responded to reports of shots fired just after midnight in the 2000 block of North 18th Street.

Officers found an adult male lying in a parking lot who had been struck by gunfire.

He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

KCKPD identified the man as 32-year-old Darrius Fant of Kansas City, Kansas.

A second man who had been shot was taken to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

KCKPD provided an update on Monday, Nov. 20, that the injured victim remains in the hospital in critical condition.

The KCKPD Major Case Unit is investigating the double shooting.

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