Police investigate double shooting in south Kansas City aparment complex

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Wednesday was a bloody night in south Kansas City. Two different shootings, at two separate apartment complexes have left at least two people dead.

The first happened when someone shot a man in the parking lot of the Cloverleaf Apartment Complex along south 71 Highway. Witnesses told officers the gunman ran off. So far no suspects are in custody in that case.

Then around 7 p.m. two people were shot inside of the Shadow Creek Apartments, off Bannister and Hillcrest Roads.

Both men were transported to the hospital, where one was confirmed dead, and police said the second man was in surgery as of 9 p.m., however that man’s current condition is unknown.

It is unknown at this time if the two men shot each other, or if a gunman is still at large. Police are asking for the community’s help solving these cases.

"This is our community, and this should not be happening in our community. I urge everyone watching these broadcasts to help us. We can’t solve this by ourselves. The TIPS Hotline 816-474-TIPS is manned 24 hours a day and you can make an anonymous tip; 24 hours a day. There’s someone in this community, in this neighborhood, in this apartment complex, who knows what happened, and we urge you to come forward," said Kari Thompson with the Kansas City Police Department.

If you have any information, please call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS.