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Saturday, April 19, 2008
The Kansas City MetroRegion Overnight News and Weather Report - Saturday, April 19, 2008
***A middle-age woman died of multiple gunshot wounds after a shooting in the 2400 block of Park Drive early Saturday morning.
The incident happened around 1:30am at the Gossip Inn tavern. The victim was reported to be the tavern's bartender. Robbery appeared not to be a motive police said.
Police were seeking the suspect- a black male in his middle-20's- around 6-foot 2-inches- who left on foot wearing a brown jacket.
***ONE KILLED IN KC-MO WRECK***
***One person is dead at the scene and another in serious condition after a 1-vehicle crash in far eastern KC-MO just before 3:30am.
The crash was in the 5200 block of Lee's Summit Road. The driver died at the scene.
A reported 33-year-old male" rear passenger suffered serious to critical injuries and was taken to a nearby trauma center. Another male had injuries that were not life-threatening- reportedly found wandering in the area up to an hour after the crash.
The accident's under investigation by KC-MO police- possibly alcohol involved.
Light rainshowers continued to move through the Kansas City MetroRegion from north to south. Rain amounts of under a quarter-inch have been the rule.
Temperatures hung in the 40's and winds ranged from west to northwest with the highest speeds in western areas.
A mostly cloudy and cool day today with temperatures struggling to reach the 50-degree mark in most locations. West to northwest winds of 5 to 20 m.p.h. will make it seem even cooler. There will be scattered rainshowers- mostly along and east of I-29-U.S. 71 today.
There will be a strong warm-up on Sunday- with temperatures in the 70's.