3 dead after overnight shootings in KCK

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Published: May. 1, 2022 at 6:28 AM CDT
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (KCTV) - Multiple people died overnight in two separate Kansas City, Kansas, shootings.

The first shooting happened some time before midnight. Officers were sent to the 1800 block of N. 26th St. where they found two victims at the scene. Both were declared deceased. Another person was transported to the hospital with a gunshot wound.

Update: On May 19, the victim in this shooting was identified as 32-year-old Tiara Adams. The suspect, who died due to a self-inflicted gunshot wound, was identified as 34-year-old Timothy Jenkins.

“If you are in a domestic violence situation, help is available,” the KCKPD notes. “The National Domestic Violence Hotline is answered 24/7 at (800) 799-7233, or you can reach our Victim Services Unit at (913) 573-5616.”

Some time later, police were dispatched to a shooting in the 200 block of N. 6th St. At the scene, one person was discovered dead and two others were wounded from gunshots. The two injured were sent to the hospital. Police did not provide their conditions.

The victim in the N. 6th Street shooting was later identified as 33-year-old Michael Rehard of Kansas City, Kansas.

Both incidents are being investigated by the KCKPD Major Case Unit.

Anyone with information on either of these cases is urged to call the Crime Stoppers TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477). All tips remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.