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3 dead from Sunday morning Lenexa shooting

Posted at 5:31 AM, Feb 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-27 19:31:58-05

Update 1:00 p.m. | Lenexa police confirmed that one female and two males were killed in the shooting, and that they were all legally adults, but could not yet release any identification.

Two other people who were not harmed were in the house at the time of the shooting, including the person who called police.

Police also said they believed at least two of the three people killed already knew each other.

Update 10:45 a.m. | The second person taken to the hospital has also died from their injuries.

"The case remains under investigation however we are not looking for any additional involved persons or suspects," Lenexa police said in a statement.

Original story | Two people have died and one more is injured following a Feb. 27 shooting in Lenexa that took place early in the morning.

Lenexa Police Department officers responded to a call in the 8400 block of Laurelwood around 1:20 a.m. on reports of a shooting.

When officers arrived, one person was dead and two others were taken to area hospitals with gun shot wounds. One of those people later died.

This case remains under investigation, according to police.

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