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Cass County Sheriff’s Office investigating rural Peculiar gun incident

Cass County double shooting
Posted at 5:04 PM, Feb 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-19 22:10:57-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a gun incident in rural Peculiar.

Just before 2 a.m. Saturday, the sheriff’s office received a report of shots fired in the 23600 block of Hanging Tree Lane.

A male was found laying on the ground with gunshot wounds when deputies arrived.

He was then transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

While processing the scene for evidence, a second subject was questioned and released.

This incident is under investigation.

The sheriff’s office said in a release the “exact nature” of the situation is unknown.

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