Overnight gun battle sends seven to local hospitals - KCTV5

Overnight gun battle sends seven to local hospitals

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KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

Kansas City police are investigating a shooting scene on the city’s east side.

Police say that they received a shot fired call about 2:15 a.m. Sunday near Gregory Boulevard and Prospect Avenue. When they arrived, officers said that they observed suspects shooting at each other.

Police also witnessed a rolling gun battle between suspects, and numerous gun shots for several minutes.

An accident occurred involving three vehicles occurred because of the ongoing gunfire.

Seven victims were transported to local hospitals with gunshot wounds. One victim is in critical condition, and another claims to have been shot by police and was treated for minor injuries.

Officers from other police departments responded to the scene to assist Kansas City officers.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please call the TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS. 

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