Four people were killed, including two juveniles, in separate shootings over three hours in the Kansas City area

Four people were killed, including two juveniles, in a series of shooting incidents over a three-hour period Tuesday in the Kansas City area, 官员说.

The latest burst of deadly violence comes as the US faces a surge in shootings in 2021, 超过 8,500 people dead so far, 根据 Gun Violence Archive.
Last weekend alone, 至少 16 people died and more than 40 were injured in multiple shootings across the country.
      Tuesday’s attacks happened on both sides of the Mississippi River — 在堪萨斯城, 密苏里州, and in Kansas City, 堪萨斯州.
        Four shootings incidents killed four people and injured one more in a three-hour period Tuesday.

        It began around noon on Tuesday when police on the Kansas state side responded to a shooting scene and found a 15-year-old boy suffering from a gunshot wound on a sidewalk near an elementary school. He died from his injuries, 根据一个 news release tweeted by KCKPD.
          A suspect fled the scene in a vehicle and has not been apprehended, the police said.
          关于 90 分钟后, police across the river were called about shots fired and a shooting victim was found and taken to a hospital where they were later pronounced dead, 堪萨斯城, 密苏里州, police department (KCPD) spokesperson Capt. Leslie Foreman said.
          和 30 分钟后, KCPD officers responded to another shooting and found a man suffering from non-life-threatening injuries. He was taken to the hospital, where a critically injured victim from the same shooting arrived byprivate transport,” the police said. That victim died from their injuries, according to Foreman.
          KCPD was called to yet another shooting approximately 30 minutes later near Sycamore Park where they discovered a juvenile shooting victim, Foreman said.
          Life-saving measures were performed and the victim was transported to an area hospital where they were pronounced dead, 警察说.
            The mayor of Kansas City, 密苏里州, Quinton Lucas called for an end to the violence plaguing both cities.
            My thoughts are with all victims. Region-wide, we can’t keep just doing the same thing,” Lucas said on 推特.