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2 shot, 1 killed in 5200 block of Wayne Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri

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Posted at 4:40 AM, Aug 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-10 09:00:52-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, Aug. 10 | The victim was identified as 35-year-old Blake Whitman.

ORIGINAL STORY, Aug. 8 | Two men were shot and one died in the 5200 block of Wayne Avenue shortly after midnight.

Police were called to a shooting at about 12:30 a.m.

Upon arrival, officers located two victims in a vehicle suffering apparent gunshot wounds.

One was pronounced dead at the scene, the second was transported to an area hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with any information is encouraged to contact police.