Murder-suicide being investigated in Raytown after 3 men found shot to death

RAYTOWN, Mo. -- Three men were shot dead overnight in Raytown near 350 Highway and 75th. The crime scene remained active until about 5:30 Monday morning, officers first responded to the shots fired call at 8:30 on Sunday night.

When police arrived they found three men in the front yard of a home in the neighborhood, all shot. Raytown police asked the Missouri State Highway Patrol for help investigating the case, and it brought in the Drug and Crime Control Division. The highway patrol waited for a search warrant to go into the house and to search cars in the area.

Based on evidence at the scene, the highway patrol said the incident is being treated as a possible murder-suicide.

This is an ongoing investigation. If you can help, call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS.