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3 hurt in shooting at park in Lee's Summit

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Posted at 3:53 AM, May 18, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-21 14:20:19-04

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. — Three people are hurt after a shooting at Lea McKeighan Park in Lee's Summit on Wednesday night.

Police were called to the park on NE Chipman Road around 10:30 p.m. after reports of shots fired.

When they arrived, people were leaving the park. But officers eventually found three victims who had been hit by gunfire: two victims arrived at a nearby hospital in private vehicles. A third victim was found a few blocks away from the park and taken to a hospital by paramedics.

The victims have injuries ranging from minor to serious but none are considered life-threatening.

Police did not release any information about a suspect. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lee's Summit Police Department.

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