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KCK police investigating shooting at party on Halloween that killed 1, injured 7 others

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Posted at 10:03 PM, Oct 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-01 09:36:43-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police in Kansas City, Kansas, responded to a shooting Monday night that killed one person and injured several others at a Halloween party.

According to KCKPD Chief of Police Karl Oakman, seven other people were injured by the gunfire.

Oakman said there was a party at a home near south 50th Street and Elmwood Avenue involving high school students.

Roughly 70 to 100 people were in attendance at the party.

The invites were sent using social media, Oakman said Monday night near the shooting scene.

The person throwing the party asked several uninvited people to leave.

Those asked to leave went outside and shot at the house.

No suspect related to the shooting is in custody.

The Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department will provide an update at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

This is a developing story and will be updated.