Triple shooting in KCMO kills 1, injures infant and adult

Published: Sep. 26, 2022 at 2:33 PM CDT
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - A triple shooting in Kansas City on Monday afternoon killed one person, and left an infant and adult injured.

Just before 1:45 p.m., police say, officers received a call about the sound of gunshots in the 2500 block of Hardesty Ave. While officers were on the way, it was upgraded to a shooting call.

When officers arrived, they found three people - two adults and a minor - who had been shot inside a residence in the area of 26th and Hardesty.

EMS responded to the scene and one of the adult victims was declared deceased.

The minor, who police told KCTV5 News is an infant, was taken to the hospital for treatment of critical injuries.

The adult victim who survived was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

The police department said there was another minor inside the residence who was not injured.

Detectives and crime scene personnel have gone to the scene. They are processing it for evidence and speaking with possible witnesses. They will be canvassing for anyone else who saw or heard anything, as well as looking for any available video.

There is no suspect information at this time, the police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call KCPD detectives at 816-234-5043 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS. No further information is available at this time.

The police department says that there is no connection between this scene and one at E. 30th Street and Montgall Avenue, which is 2.3 miles away and happened around the same time.

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