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Saturday, January 18, 2014

Two Dead- 3 Injured in Early Weekend Shootings

Two men died in Kansas City KS in 2 different shooting scenes...


The first was around 9 pm Friday night in the 2500 block of Minnesota.

Near there- KCK Police found a car containing a 19-year-old male who was dead of a gunshot wound.


Then around 1:15 am Saturday morning- emergency services were called to the 1900 block of North 5th Street.

There police found a man in his 40's who had been shot in the head.

EMS transported the gravely-injured man to a hospital- where he died of his wound.

Authorities were seeking three black male suspects in this shooting.


In Kansas City MO- East Zone police officers- fire and EMS were called to the 2800 block of East 11th Street around 3 am Saturday morning on a reported shooting.

No victims were found at the 11th Street house- but 3 shooting victims had arrived by private vehicle at Truman Medical Center on Hospital Hill (TMC/West).

Police reported one of the victims had "critical injuries."

There was no suspect information of the KC-MO shooting.

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Three Teens Among 6 Injured in Overnight Shootings

The two shootings early Sunday morning were in Kansas City KS and south Kansas City MO...


The KCK incident began just before 1 am at a dance at the National Guard Armory at 18th Street and Ridge Avenue..

Two carloads of mostly teens took off- one car containing three injured teens takes off toward the 1100 block of Ella.

The second vehicle is chased into KCM- where several are taken into custody around 3rd Street and Grand in the River Market area.

On Ella- 3 teen males are taken to a hospital- a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old have been shot- but their injuries are quite survivable.

The third male- also 16-years-old- was reportedly hurt by flying glass.

KCK Police had their hands full all morning with the expansive crime scene...


Then around 3:30 am- another shooting was reported in a house in the well-known Ruskin Heights subdivision.

Two of the people shot at the house took off- a 19-year-old male was found by emergency services about a block or two away.

The second departing victim- an unknown-age male- later arrived at a KC hospital.

A 23-year-old female who was shot in an arm was transported from the house where the shooting occurred.

Police were also investigating that incident.