Shooting in Kansas City leaves 3 dead

April 14, 2014 - 3:11:23 am
Authorities investigate the scene of a shooting at Village Shalom, an assisted living center in Overland Park, Kansas yesterday.

 

OVERLAND PARK: Three people were shot and killed yesterday afternoon in suburban Kansas City, and a spokeswoman for a local hospital said a 15-year-old boy is in critical condition.

Overland Park city spokesman Sean Reilly says two people died at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City campus and one was killed at Village Shalom, which is a retirement community that is several blocks away from the center. Overland Park Fire Department spokesman Jason Rhodes said that one person of interest is in custody.

The Jewish Community Center posted on its Facebook page that a “shooting incident” happened near its White Theater entrance and the building is on lockdown.

Overland Park Medical Centre said a 15-year-old boy who was brought from the scene of the Jewish Community Center is in critical condition. There is a heavy police presence at the campus. The entrance to the campus is blocked off.

Agencies

 

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