AP: Spate of fatal Kansas City shootings under investigation


KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Authorities have identified the victims of a string of Kansas City area shootings and are asking the public for help.

Three of the victims died in separate shootings in Kansas City, Missouri, within an hour Tuesday afternoon. They were identified as 52-year-old Jose Lugo, 31-year-old Lavance Jones and 15-year-old Terrell Bell. There are rewards of up to $25,000 for information leading to arrests in the three cases. Meanwhile, police in neighboring Kansas City, Kansas, also are investigating after 15-year-old Kaden Bauswell was killed Tuesday in a shooting near an elementary school.

Police are urging anyone with information about that shooting to call a tips hotline.


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