2nd shooting in less than 30 minutes Wednesday night leaves 1 dead

Posted at 7:48 AM, Feb 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-07 12:52:01-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are hopeful witnesses will come forward after a shooting that left a man dead Wednesday night.

Officers were called to an apartment complex in the 8200 block of Troost Avenue just before 8:30 p.m.

When they got to the scene, they found a man who appeared to have been shot. EMS pronounced him dead on the scene.

Police later identified the man as 21-year-old Kieanthony Rankins of Kansas City.

It was the second fatal shooting in less than 30 minutes Wednesday night. The first happened near 14th and Highland.

Anyone with information should call police, or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.