Man dies in shooting in Westport in Kansas City, Missouri

The lights of a patrol car flash as officers head to a crime scene.

KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Kansas City police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and another injured early Sunday morning in Kansas City, Missouri.

According to KCPD, officers were dispatched to the area of ​​39th Street and Broadway near Westport around 3:30 a.m. because gunshots were heard.

When officers arrived, they found an unconscious man with gunshot wounds in the parking lot of a closed business on the northeast corner of the intersection.

Officers attempted to perform life-saving measures on the man until emergency services arrived and took him to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

At the scene, investigators were informed that another man had been shot at the same location and taken to a hospital in a private car. His injuries were not life-threatening.

However, later that morning, officials were informed that the man, who had been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, had died on Sunday morning.

According to initial investigations, there were many people in the parking lot when the shots were fired and the two men were hit.

Due to the large volume of potential witnesses, KCPD is asking that if you saw anything or have information related to the case, please contact the Homicide Unit directly at (816) 234-5043 or the TIPS Hotline anonymously at (816) 474-8477.