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2 injured following shooting near 4001 Broadway Avenue

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Posted at 1:01 PM, Apr 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-17 16:40:53-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, Police are investigating after two people were shot Saturday near 4001 Broadway Avenue.

According to KCPD, both victims suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The incident happened just after 12 p.m. on Saturday.

KCPD said an initial investigation indicates the victims were targeted.

The shooting did not happen within the Westport Entertainment District according to a spokesperson for Wesport.

"The shooting around noon was near the Westport post office," the spokesperson said in a statement. "According to police the preliminary indication is the shooting is not random. Westport Entertainment District’s security and police confirm this incident did not happen in the entertainment district."

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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