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Man found shot dead in crashed car in Raytown

Raytown police
Posted at 3:53 PM, Jul 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-20 16:53:13-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One man is dead following an early morning shooting in Raytown, Missouri.

Raytown Police were called to the 10700 block of East 59th Street around 6:19 a.m. for reports of shots fired and a crashed vehicle.

When officers arrived at the address they found a man dead from apparent gunshot wounds in a crashed car.

According to police, they were told that the victim was shot by another man who fled the scene before the car crashed. A woman was also in the vehicle when the shooting happened, but she jumped from the moving vehicle and was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. She was not shot.

There have been no arrests in the incident and no one is in custody.

There was a report of a man shooting at someone in the 6100 block of Blue Ridge Boulevard, not far from the crash. Officers were unable to located any victim or suspect, but continue to investigate.

Anyone with information should call the TIPS Hotline at 86-474-8477.