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Police: 2 shot, killed Tuesday near East 28th Street, Prospect Avenue in Kansas City

Prospect Avenue double shooting, homicide
Posted at 1:49 PM, Nov 22, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-22 17:29:59-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police in Kansas City, Missouri, are investigating a deadly double shooting early Tuesday afternoon near a Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department station.

Officers were sent just right after 1 p.m. on a reported shooting at East 28th Street and Prospect Avenue, according to a KCPD spokesman Sgt. Jacob Becchina.

The homicide scene happened less than a block from the KCMO Police Department's East Patrol headquarters.

The two unresponsive male victims were found just west of the corner of East 28th and Prospect.

No other information on the victims was released Tuesday afternoon.

Paramedics declared both victims dead at the scene, according to Sgt. Becchina.

Officers also arrested two people seen running from the crime scene.

Sgt. Becchina said both were being detained for further investigation.

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