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6 victims, 1 suspect injured in disturbance, house fire early Saturday morning in Shawnee

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Posted at 6:27 AM, Sep 16, 2023

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Seven people, including a suspect, were treated for injuries suffered in a disturbance and house fire early Saturday morning in Shawnee, Kansas.

The Shawnee fire and police departments responded to the scene of a reported disturbance and house fire in the 6600 block of Goode Drive at 3:47 a.m.

Upon arrival to the home, fire crews located a fire in the basement and extinguished the blaze.

Six victims and a suspect were taken to area hospitals.

There is no word on the extent of injuries suffered in the incident as of Saturday morning.

The Shawnee Fire Department says to expect portions of Goode Road to remain closed Saturday while an investigation is underway.

The Shawnee fire and police departments, and the Johnson County Sheriff's Criminalistics Laboratory, are investigating the scene.

This story is developing and will be updated as additional information is available.

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