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KCKPD: 1 dead in Wednesday night double shooting

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Posted at 11:27 AM, May 23, 2024

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police in Kansas City, Kansas, are investigating a double shooting late Wednesday night that left one person dead.

A police spokesperson said around 10:45 p.m., officers were called to the 4000 block of Lawrence Drive on a reported shooting.

Arriving officers located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

A second adult male victim was found to also have been injured by gunfire. He was transported to an area hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

No suspect information was immediately available.

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