UPDATE: The victim in the Colorado Avenue shooting has been identified as 24-year-old James Allen Jr. The victim in the Wabash Avenue shooting has been identified as 33-year-old Antonio Wells.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting near 33rd and Colorado Avenue on Monday evening.
Around 7:10 p.m. officers were called to the scene in regard to a shooting. On arrival, officers were directed to a vehicle in the parking lot of an apartment complex.
Inside the vehicle, they located an adult male shooting victim who was unresponsive. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
There was also a separate homicide at 35th and Wabash.
Officers were called to the residence around 7:30 p.m. to a shooting. When they arrived, they found an unresponsive adult male shooting victim.
He was declared dead at the scene.
Preliminary investigations indicate the victim was inside the residence with one or more people when shots were fired during the interaction and the victim was hit.
Officers detained a person of interest at the scene based on initial information.
There is no indication that either of these incidents are connected.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit directly at 816-234-5043 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.
FOX4 will keep you further updated as more details come along.