Sunday, August 25, 2019
TKC BREAKING NEWS!!! DEADLY DOUBLE SHOOTING NEAR KANSAS CITY P&L DISTRICT LIVE BLOCK OVERNIGHT!!!
Reports are still coming in about at spate of gunfire that echoed through Downtown Kansas City overnight.
To wit . . .
DOWNTOWN RESIDENTS TERRIFIED OVERNIGHT AMID SOUNDS OF MULTIPLE GUNSHOTS ECHOING THROUGHOUT THE LOOP!!!
Right now we can report at least two people hit.
A few apartment dwellers were scared to see the body laying on the street for quite some time overnight.
More gunfire reports are working their way around social media during the early morning hours.
HERE'S THE NARRATIVE:
At about 2:15 a.m., officers working around the Power and Light district heard the sound of gunfire just north in the 1200 block of Walnut.
Officers ran to the scene and found two adult males shot in front of a vacant business. The officers rendered aid to the two victims until EMS took over, where they declared one man dead at the scene.
The other victim was transported to the hospital where he was declared dead shortly after arrival.
Witnesses indicate there was a group of people, including the two victims, walking northbound on Walnut when an unknown vehicle pulled along side the group.
Someone inside the vehicle fired shots at the group, striking the two victims.
There were numerous people in the vicinity of the blocks surrounding this shooting.
KMBC: Two dead in double shooting near Power and Light District
KCTV5: Two men killed after shooting near Power and Light
KSHB: Two men shot and killed near the Power & Light district
Fox4: Two killed in early Sunday morning shooting in Power & Light District
This is the 93rd & 94th homicide so far in 2019 compared to only around 88 at this time last year.
Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS or the homicide unit directly at 816-234-5043.
Developing . . .