Kansas City police make arrest in double shooting deaths

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Police in Kansas City say they have arrested a person suspected in back-to-back shooting deaths of two people.

The first shooting was reported at 2:45 a.m. Wednesday at a gas station in the Sheffield neighborhood in eastern Kansas City, police said. Medics who arrived on the scene found a man inside the gas station dead from gunshot wounds.

Within 10 minutes, another shooting was reported inside a nearby apartment, where another man was found dead, police said.

A suspect in both the shootings was soon taken into custody, police said. Investigators have not released the names of the suspect or the victims or detailed a motive for the shootings.

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