KCK bar shooting suspects identified, one arrested

Marc LaVoie
October 07, 2019 - 4:51 am

Kansas City, KS - The two men sought in a barroom shooting that killed four people have been identified.  Hugo Villanueva-Morales, 29, remains on the loose and is considered armed and dangerous.

Javier Alatorre, 23, (right) was taken into custody late Sunday afternoon near the 2600 block of Quincy Street, police said.

The FBI, the ATF and Kansas City, Missouri police assisted.

A total of nine people were shot around 1:30 a.m. Sunday.

Investigators believe at least one of the men had been ejected from the bar at 10th and Central before the attack. 

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Villanueva-Morales is advised not to approach him and to call the TIPS hotline at 816-474-8477.   

Both suspects are charged with four counts of murder in the first degree, with bond set at $1,000,000.


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