Man and woman killed outside Kansas City home; police offer $25,000 reward

Published: Oct. 7, 2022 at 5:16 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 12, 2022 at 10:56 AM CDT
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Police are looking for whoever shot and killed a man and woman outside of a Kansas City home early Friday morning on the south side.

Officers responded just after 2 a.m. to 67th Street and South Benton Avenue in regards to an armed person at that location. When they arrived, they found a man and woman outside the home unresponsive and suffering from gunshot wounds. They both died, according to the Kansas City Police Department.

Police identified the homicide victims as 32-year-old Ashley Martinez and 36-year-old Donald Owens.

Detectives and crime scene personnel canvassed the area for eyewitnesses and processed the area for evidence. No information on a suspect has been made available, and police are offering a $25,000 reward for an arrest in this case.

Anyone with information should call KCPD’s Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043. Anyone wanting to remain anonymous should call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.