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5 injured in shooting near elementary school in east Kansas City, police say

Shooting near east 10th Street and Indiana Avenue
Posted at 6:04 PM, Oct 13, 2023

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Five people were injured in a shooting that unfolded near an elementary school in east Kansas City, Missouri, on Friday, police said.

Officers responded to the shooting about 4:30 p.m. near east 10th Street and Indiana Avenue.

Two victims at the scene were transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Three other victims arrived in a private vehicle at a separate hospital with gunshot wounds. They also suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The shooting happened just a few feet away from Whittier Elementary School, though school was already released for the day.

No word on what led to the violence and no suspect was immediately in custody.