4 injured, 1 person killed in overnight shooting in Westport

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An overnight shooting in Westport has left four people with injuries and one person dead.

According to police, just before 1:30 a.m. an off-duty officer saw a someone driving a white SUV on Mill Street and firing shots.

The officer fired his weapon at the people who were actively shooting. Westport security officers were also involved in the shooting.

The white SUV was stopped at 39th and Main streets, and one person is in custody.

Police say there are five shooting victims. One man was shot and killed, two men are in critical condition, one man is in stable condition and one woman has non-life threatening injuries.

Police are still determining how all the victims’ were involved in the incident.

Neither the police officer nor the security personnel were injured.

Police expect to be investigating the crime scene for several hours and are asking the public to avoid the area.

Anyone with video or information is asked to call the homicide unit at 816-234-5043 or the anonymous TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).



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