KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police in Kansas City, Missouri, investigated the city’s third homicide Saturday night east of downtown.
A KCPD spokesperson said officers were requested just after 10 p.m. to 1900 Kansas Avenue on a shooting.
Officers who arrived located a man, identified as Rafael Avila-Mendez, 78, inside the house suffering from injuries from a shooting. Paramedics arrived inside the house and pronounced the man deceased.
Earlier Saturday, a man was killed in a shooting near E. 39th St. and S. Benton Boulevard. A short time later, a woman was found dead behind the steering wheel of a car near E. 38th St. and Olive Street.
This is a developing story and will be updated.
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