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Police ID man killed in evening shooting at 55th and Prospect

Posted: 9:21 PM, Aug 03, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-04 15:32:14-04
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Several locations along 55th Street were taped off Saturday evening after a shooting that killed one and injured another.

Officers were called to 55th Street and South Benton for a report of shots heard around 6 p.m.

A second call went out for a car accident at 55th Street and Agnes Avenue.

When Kansas City, Missouri, Police got to the accident scene, a man was found dead in the driver's seat of the vehicle from gunshot wounds.

Since the driver had been shot, the vehicle came to a stop when it ran into a small shuttle bus.

The driver was identified as 26-year-old John A. Noel Jr. of Kansas City.

The vehicle had been traveling east on 55th Street, and several shell casings were found in the street near 55th Street and Prospect Avenue. The vehicle had been traveling east on 55th Street.

Witnesses told KCPD officers that a woman had gotten out of the vehicle around the area where the casings were found when it was being shot at.

She arrived at the hospital shortly after with life-threatening injuries and remains in critical condition.

Police said they do not have a suspect at this time.