Woman dies after shooting outside Taco Bell in KCK

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Posted at 12:08 AM, Dec 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-23 01:08:09-05

KANSAS CITY, MO. — A woman was fatally shot Saturday near a Taco Bell in the vicinity of the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Kansas City, Kansas, police responding to a shooting shortly after 5 p.m. near 39th Street and Rainbow Boulevard found a black female in her 20s with a gunshot wound.

Emergency responders from the KCK Fire Department transported the victim, whose identification is being withheld pending notification of her family, to a local hospital.

“The extent of injury was originally believed to be minor and non-life threatening,” a statement from KCKPD said. “The hospital later reported the victim died during surgery.”

The Criminal Investigations Division requests anyone with information about the incident call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS (8477).