Police: Fatal Shooting On Kansas City Highways Not Related To Other Ones

By: AP
By: AP

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- One person is dead and another hospitalized after a shooting on Interstate 70 near Kansas City.

Kansas City, Kan., police say the shooting happened around 4 a.m. Monday.

Both victims went to the University of Kansas Hospital, where one died and the other was being treated for what police call critical injuries.

Police released no information on a possible suspect.

The shooting come as authorities investigate a string of shootings at vehicles, many on interstate highway in the Kansas City area. Kansas City, Kan., police said Monday that preliminary information indicates the shooting is not related to those other interstate shootings.

Thomas Tomasic with the Kansas City, KS, Police Department told KCTV, "The investigation is leading us to believe it did happen on the highway between two vehicles, but we don't think it was a random shooting,"

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