FORT SCOTT, Kan. (AP) –The Kansas Bureau of Investigation and Fort Scott police are investigating after two people were found shot to death inside a home.
Police were called Tuesday night after someone found a woman had been shot. Arriving officers then found a man who also had been shot. Both victims, identified as 48-year-old Melissa L. Mitchell and 53-year-old Leonard D. Zimmerman, were pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities say they are searching for a person of interest who is wanted for questioning.
Fort Scott is about 95 miles (153 kilometers) south of Kansas City, Kansas.