Police are still investigating this mass shooting but this tragic spate of gunfire is one of the worst to hit the entertainment district all year.
Westport hoped that security checkpoints and a wall would work to stop violence but the barriers failed to prevent this torrent of bullets.
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Officers were able to find three people suffering from gunshot wounds. They immediately offered aid to the victims and cleared a path for medical responders to be able to safely get to the victims.
The victims, one man and two women, were taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
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Most of the reports seem to contend that there was a, justifiably, a stampede for cover as shots rang out and hundreds of Westport denizens seemed terrified by the violent scene.
We've noticed Westport getting a bit more rowdy this Summer as the embattled entertainment district seems to be struggling to keep up with the cost demands of security amid an overall downturn in business.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Just before 3:00 a.m. Sunday morning, officers were handling a large, chaotic, disturbance around Westport and Mill when gunshots were fired into the crowd. Officers were able to find three people suffering from gunshot wounds. They immediately offered aid to the victims and cleared a path for medical responders to be [...]
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) --- Three people were injured in a shooting overnight near the Westport Entertainment District on Sunday morning. The shooting happened at 2:58 a.m. at Westport and Mill in Kansas City. A man and two women suffered injuries to their lower extremities. They were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Three people were shot in an incident in the Westport neighborhood of Kansas City, Missouri, early Sunday morning. The incident began just before 3 a.m. in the area of Westport Road and Mill Street. Both on-duty and off-duty KCPD officers working in the entertainment district were handling a disturbance there when several gunshots were fired into the crowd.
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