Police identify two men killed in shooting Tuesday afternoon outside KCK restaurant

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Police have identified two victims in a double homicide which happened in front of a Kansas City, Kansas restaurant.

The police chief in Kansas City, Kan. confirmed that two people,  dentified on Wednesday as 23-year-old Deron J. Rucker and 24-year-old Antonio R. Rucker, were killed at 19th and Quindaro in front of a restaurant called Pepper's Hotdogs and Phillies, on Tuesday afternoon during a shooting.

Police say that at around midnight, they took a person of interest into custody in the 600 block of North 29th Street. The suspect was taken to the detective bureau for questioning.

The shooting happened at about 2:05 p.m. Tuesday. Police say that upon arrival, officers located two black males in their mid-twenties.  Early in the investigation, they had very little information about what happened. Police said they would be looking for surveillance cameras in the area or possibly for someone who may have captured the shooting on their cell phone.

Witnesses say the fatal shooting occurred very close to the time children get off the school bus.

Anyone with information should call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

Kansas City, Kan. double homicide

Kansas City, Kan. double homicide

Area near 19th and Quindaro

Area near 19th and Quindaro