2 teens die in triple shooting in KCK - KCTV5

2 teens die in triple shooting in KCK

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Two teenagers are dead after a shooting in Kansas City, KS.  It happened about 9 p.m. Sunday in the 6100 block of Haskell Avenue. (KCTV5) Two teenagers are dead after a shooting in Kansas City, KS. It happened about 9 p.m. Sunday in the 6100 block of Haskell Avenue. (KCTV5)
A house near the vehicle was hit multiple times by bullets. (KCTV5) A house near the vehicle was hit multiple times by bullets. (KCTV5)
KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -

Two teenagers are dead after a shooting in Kansas City, KS.

It happened about 9 p.m. Sunday in the 6100 block of Haskell Avenue.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found the three teens shot inside a vehicle.

Le’Andrew M. Vaughn, 17, died at the scene. A second victim that was critically injured died at the hospital as a result of his injuries sustained in the shooting. He has been identified as 16-year-old Adarius Barber. Both victims were residents of KCK. 

The third victim is expected to be OK.

Kansas Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (Kansas RBI) director Cle Ross says Vaughn played with them consistently since he was 11 years old. He played varsity for Schlagle High School since his freshman year. He was about to begin his senior year.

Ross can't remember how Vaughn got the nickname Dash, but had much to say about his personality and what he meant to the team.

"He was a team player," Ross said. "He always put the team in front of him. Other kids come and go but not Dash. He told me, 'I'm loyal to the soil coach.'"

He said Vaughn was likable and laid back, not the type to get into conflicts, which is one reason his death is so upsetting.

He said Barber was Vaughn's cousin.

"You know you have kids in the program that you know are involved in things that they shouldn't be involved in and you try to steer them in the right direction but he wasn't one of those kids," Ross said. "Both of his parents have been active members of his life. He didn't come from a single parent background. He was involved in other community activities, so he was a very well rounded young man."

MaxPreps shows Barber played football for Washington high and was about to begin his junior year there.

A house near the vehicle was hit multiple times by bullets. Officers say they do not know if the teens lived in the neighborhood.

Police have not made an arrest in the case and have not released information about a possible suspect.

Detectives went throughout the neighborhood asking if anyone saw anything or have information that could be helpful during their investigation.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

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