Overland Park Triple Shooting Postscript

We roundup this local story and attempt to look at the bright side . . .

Thankfully, nobody was killed. 

And . . . Critics might claim that Overland Park is getting rougher amid a demographic shift. The reality is that hotel/motel life has ALWAYS been dangerous. 

The only real change that deserves attention . . . American housing is becoming more transient in general and workers are increasingly moving from one suburb to the next since they're all so remarkably similar.

Check-it . . .

"When police arrived on the scene, they found one person suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital in critical condition.

"Two additional victims connected to the altercation were found a short time later at a different location. Those two victims were also transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of injuries not expected to be life-threatening.

"The incident reportedly started as a verbal disturbance in the parking lot between two pairs of individuals, then weapons were drawn and a gunfight ensued, police said in a press release Saturday morning."

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Gunfire outside Overland Park hotel injures 3, including 1 critically

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police in Overland Park say an overnight verbal disturbance escalated into a gunfight that injured three people. Around 2 a.m. Saturday, officers were called to a hotel in the 7500 block of Shawnee Mission Parkway on the verbal altercation.

Multiple shot at hotel parking lot in Overland Park

OVERLAND, PARK, Kan. - The Overland Park Police Department is investigating a shooting that left multiple injured early Saturday morning. Police responded to a disturbance in a parking lot of a hotel in the 7500 block of Shawnee Mission Parkway around 2 a.m.

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