Police shoot, kill man in Kansas City, find two bodies in his home

9 months 2 weeks 1 day ago Monday, March 05 2018 Mar 5, 2018 Monday, March 05, 2018 10:09:00 AM CST March 05, 2018 in News
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) — Police say officers shot and killed a man outside of a Kansas City home where they also found the bodies of two dead women.

The department says in a news release that officers responding to a call about shots fired at the home at around 2:30 a.m. Monday found a dead woman outside. It says a man emerged from the home and fired at the officers, who fired back and killed him.

Police say the officers then noticed smoke coming from the home and found another woman's body inside the house after firefighters extinguished the blaze.

The names of the two women and the man weren't immediately released. Police spokesman Lionel Colon said in an email that investigators don't know of a possible motive yet.

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