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Police: 15-year-old killed in Sunday night shooting in Kansas City

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Posted at 10:01 PM, Oct 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-01 16:34:52-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, Nov. 1 | The victim succumbed to his injuries at the hospital overnight.

The victim has been identified as 15-year-old Kamari Bridges.

Detectives and crime scene personnel responded to process the scene and talk to witnesses.

Police have now said they were initially called to East 54th Street and Prospect Avenue for the sound of gunshots, and they then found the victim in a car at East 54th Street and Wabash Avenue.

ORIGINAL STORY, Oct. 31 | The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department is investigating a life-threatening shooting at East 54th Street and Wabash Avenue.

The incident happened Sunday night just before 8:30 p.m.

One person was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

This is a developing story and may be updated. 

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