Rolling gun battle leaves one dead, one injured in KCK

Posted at 2:56 AM, Jul 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-06 12:04:25-04

One man was killed during what police believe was a rolling gun battle late Tuesday night in Kansas City, Kansas. 

According to officials, two men were traveling in separate cars when they began shooting at each other near the intersection of 47th and Richmond around 10:45 p.m.

When the authorities arrived on the scene, they found a man with gunshot wounds. He later died of his injuries at the hospital. Police have identified him as Eduardo Celestin, 19, of Olathe, Kansas. 

Officers said the other man left the scene, but was also shot. They found him near 50th and State Avenue, and he is now a person of interest in the case. He is expected to live. 

The shooting remains under investigation. If you have any information, you’re urged to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).


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