2 children, ages 8 and 9, killed in Kansas City shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police are investigating the shooting deaths of two children.

Police said in a statement that officers were called early Saturday to a home on a reported shooting and found three juvenile victims. The victims were taken to a hospital, where one was declared dead.

The Kansas City Star reports that a second victim suffered critical injuries and died at the hospital. The third victim, who is 16 years old, had non-life-threatening injuries and is expected to recover.

One of the deceased victims was 8 years old, and the other was 9.


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