KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two people are dead in separate shootings that happened late Thursday night in Kansas City.

According to the Kansas City Police Department at about 10:30 p.m., officers responded to the area of Elmwood Avenue and E. 46th Street for a disturbance call that was later updated to a shooting.

The callers told police they heard gunshots and saw a man down outside of the home. Officers found the man unresponsive. Emergency crews pronounced the man dead at the scene.

Police later identified the victim in this case as 25-year-old William Bishop. No suspect information has been released.

Around the same time Thursday, police responded to the 61st Street and Tracy Avenue after reports of a disturbance and gunshots.

Police found a man who had been shot in front of a residence. He was taken to the hospital and later pronounced dead.

KCPD has identified this victim as 35-year-old Cortez Foster.

An altercation between the man and an unknown suspect may have led to the shooting, according to the early investigation.

Police are still investigating both fatal shootings and urge anyone who has information to call homicide detectives at 816-264-5043 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

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