KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department is investigating a shooting that left two teens dead and others injured Friday night.
Officers responded to the 1400 block of Southwest Boulevard at around 10:53 p.m. on a shooting call. Upon arrival, officers found multiple people with gunshots injuries.
Police said one of the victims was transported to a nearby hospital, where he died from his injuries. He has since been identified as 16-year-old Hugo Hernandez-Vasquez from KCK.
On Monday, officials said a second victim, identified as 18-year-old Ximena Aceves-Vargas, from KCK, also died. She suffered traumatic injuries not associated with gunfire, and died at a local hospital. The cause of her injuries is under investigation, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477. All tips are anonymous.