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Woman killed after shots fired into large crowd near 26th Street, Southwest Boulevard

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Posted at 1:18 AM, Sep 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-17 06:35:13-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person is dead and another is hurt following a late-night shooting in Kansas City, Missouri.

According to KCPD, officers were called to the area of 26th Street and Southwest Boulevard around 11 p.m. for a sound of gunshots.

When officers got to the scene, they saw several cars leaving the area and found two victims on the sidewalk.

Both victims were taken to area hospitals.

One female victim was declared dead a short time later, the other female victim has non-life threatening injuries.

Police said their preliminary investigation indicates there was a large gathering of vehicles and people in the street throughout the 2600 block of Southwest Boulevard when multiple shots were fired from an unknown vehicle.

Police believe there were dozens if not hundreds of people gathered in this area when the shooting happened.

There is no suspect information at this time.