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Double shooting kills 1 man, critically wounds another Monday afternoon in KCMO

Posted at 4:49 PM, May 22, 2023

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One man is dead and another suffered life-threatening injuries in a shooting Monday afternoon in Kansas City, Missouri.

Police said one of the victims was found at East 39th Street and Chestnut Avenue and the other a block away at East 39th Street and South Benton Avenue.

The man who was found on south Benton Avenue was later identified as 37-year-old Keyion Brown.

No word on what led to the city's 66th homicide of the year.

Since Saturday, there have been six homicides in KCMO, including one earlier Monday.

This is a developing story and may be updated.