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2 dead, 1 critically injured in Raytown shooting police deem 'domestic in nature'

Posted at 8:15 AM, Mar 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-12 12:36:27-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Raytown, Missouri, police said two people are dead and one is critically injured after a shooting early Tuesday morning.

Just before 6 a.m., officers were called to the 11700 block of East 83rd Street on reports of a shooting.

When they got there, they found a 44-year-old woman and 49-year-old man dead inside a home, both with apparent gunshot wounds.

The officers also found a 45-year-old man who had been shot, but was still alive.

He was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police said the shooting appears to be a domestic incident and there is no immediate danger to the public.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is assisting the Raytown Police Department Investigations Bureau with the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.