Nine shot, four dead, at KCK bar early Sunday

AP News Staff
October 06, 2019 - 8:50 am
People wait for news outside bar where nine people were shot in Kansas City, Kansas

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a gunman entered a Kansas City, Kansas, bar and shot nine people, killing four of them.

Police say the shooting happened around 1:30 a.m. Sunday at the Tequila KC Bar near 10th and Central. They say at least one person entered the bar and started shooting.

No one has been arrested. Authorities do not know if there is more than one shooter. Police did not release a motive. Police also have not released information about the victims.

Exterior scene of bar where nine people were shot early Sunday in Kansas City, Kansas
But Kansas City, Kansas, resident Juan Ramirez told The Kansas City Star that his 29-year-old nephew was among the dead.

Ramirez said investigators told him they believe the shooting stemmed from a bar fight. He said he was told that at least one person involved in the dispute left the bar and came back with a gun.

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