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3 people shot Friday near 10th Street, Park Avenue in KCMO

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Posted at 11:06 PM, Apr 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-24 09:54:07-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police found an empty, bullet-riddled pickup truck with blood inside Friday night in east Kansas City, Missouri.

Three shooting victims left before police arrived, managing to get to a nearby hospital on their own.

All three shooting victims' wounds are considered non-life-threatening, according to a tweet from KCPD's official account.

The incident started about 9:40 p.m. when officers were sent to East 10th Street and Park Avenue on a report of 10 gunshots in that area.

Police found the truck about a block away.

Two of the witnesses told police they were stopped at an intersection in the truck when someone started shooting at them. The third victim said he was just walking down the street when he was struck by a bullet.

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