Kansas City Suffers Midweek Shooting Spree

Tonight gunfire echoed across the metro.

Here's a quick roundup of aftermath reports . . . Along with more info about recent, local gun related crime . . .

Kansas City police investigate 2 shootings Wednesday evening

SOURCE: KMBC Kansas City police are investigating two shootings early Wednesday evening.Police were called about 5 p.m. to Westport Road and Main Street on a shooting.Authorities are also investigating a shooting about the same time near 12th Street and Grand Boulevard.Victims from both shootings were reported to have critical injuries.Police have not released details on either shooting.

Kansas City police respond to shooting that critically injured 1 near Westport Road, Main Street

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police in Kansas City, Missouri, are investigating a shooting that critically injured a victim on Wednesday evening. The shooting happened near Westport Road and Main Street in the city's Midtown area just before 5 p.m. Responding officers located the victim, who was transported to an area hospital.

Kansas City police investigate 2 shootings within 3 miles

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City police are investigating two separate shootings that happened around 5 p.m. Wednesday. Detectives have not said if the crimes are connected. Officers responded to a shooting at Westport Road and Baltimore Avenue. When they arrived, police found one person suffering from a gunshot injury.

Independence police find shooting suspect hiding under car at dealership

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - Police are investigating a shooting that ended at a metro car dealership. Independence police officers responded to the call near East 23rd Street South and South Dodgion Avenue around 1:30 p.m. Officers found a man suffering from gunshot injuries. He is hospitalized with critical injuries.

3 in custody in connection with break-ins at KC-area gun stores

Three suspects are in custody after smash-and-grab burglaries at three different area gun stores this week.Two of those suspects are scheduled to appear in federal court Thursday.The first incident was 12:31 a.m. Sunday at Free State Gun Company in Basehor. Co-owner John Hutchison estimates burglars stole 50 to 60 firearms."So, the No.

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