Two dead, one injured in shooting outside KU Hospital

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — KCK police are investigating a shooting at the main entrance to the University of Kansas Hospital.

The all-clear was given just after 12:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Staff members at the facility began getting text messages through an alert system that there was an active shooter on campus. The all clear was given shortly before 12:30 a.m.

According to police, officers initially responded to shots fired call near 7th Street and Osage Avenue around 11:30 p.m. Monday.

Police said the victims drove themselves to the hospital, but the suspect followed them and there was another shooting in front of the hospital entrance.

A male victim was reported to be in critical condition and a female victim was reported to have minor injuries. KCK Police Chief Terry Zeigler reported that one of the victim’s died from their injuries just before 11:30 Tuesday afternoon.

KCK Police Chief Terry Ziegler initially called this a homicide, but has since updated the shooting a domestic situation because the suspect took his own life.

KCK police investigate a homicide at KU Hospital

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