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Shooting at Kansas City nightclub leaves 3 dead, 2 injured

The shooting happened at Klymax Lounge night club, where police found multiple victims on the scene.
Shooting at Kansas City nightclub leaves 3 dead, 2 injured
Posted at 10:19 AM, May 21, 2023

A shooting at a night club early Sunday morning in Kansas City, Missouri, left three people dead and two injured.

Kansas City Police Department officers responded to the shooting at around 1:25 a.m. Sunday at Klymax Lounge night club and found multiple victims on the scene.

Three shooting victims were initially taken to an area hospital, while two died on the scene. One victim taken to the hospital later died from gunfire injuries.

Police say one victim was found outside the night club and another was found in a business.

Of the two injured victims, one suffered critical injuries, while the other is in stable condition.

Police say the club, which is located in a residential area, was formerly known as Club 42 before changing its name to Klymax Lounge.

KCPD detectives are processing the scene for evidence and are speaking to potential witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to call KCPD detectives at 816-234-5043 or the anonymous TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS. Information leading to an arrest could lead to a reward of up to $25,000.

This story was originally published by Jack Anstine at Scripps News Kansas City.


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