Man dies following 2nd Friday night shooting in Kansas City, Missouri
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One man died in a Friday night shooting outside a business in east Kansas City, Missouri.
Officers were sent around 9:15 p.m. to the area of East 43rd Street and Blue Ridge Boulevard, according to Officer Donna Drake, KCMO Police Department spokesperson.
The victim was taken to a hospital, where he died.
Police said they believe there was a crowd of people near the shooting scene and that people dispersed just before and just after police arrived at the scene.
It’s unknown at this time what led to the shooting
Drake urged those people to call detectives with any information about the homicide.
Shortly after 9 p.m., officers also responded to the area of East 36th Street and Woodland Avenue, where a man was shot and in critical condition.
No word on an arrest in that case.
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