KC police investigate double shooting near Southeast Community Center

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Police Department is investigating after two people were shot Monday evening near the Southeast Community Center.

Police officers who were working off-duty inside the center heard gunshots in the parking lot. The officers saw the shooting and called for back up.

Officers found two victims, both adult men, suffering from gun shot wounds. A third person, also an adult man, was detained.

The victims were taken to the hospital. One man is in critical condition and the other man suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Detectives are still processing the scene and working to speak with any witnesses.

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