The alarm went out at 3:03am to the 7500 block of West 106th Street. First-arriving crews found only light smoke in a lower hallway.
The fire was extingushed quickly- with damage limited to the woman victim's apartment.
No other injuries were reported with a cuse of the fire to be determined..
There- the police found a "25-year-old" man with a gunshot wound in the back of his head. He was taken by KC-KS FD-EMS to an area medical trauma center in at least serious condition..
Police reported witness desciptions of "2 Hispanic male suspects- who left- possibly toward KC-MO- in a silver and black Chevy Tahoe..
Temperatures held in the mid 30's to near 40-degrees early Saturday morning with very light or calm winds.