Police ID 2 killed in separate Kansas City shootings


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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Police have identified two people killed in separate weekend shootings in Kansas City.

Police said Monday that a man found fatally wounded late Saturday near Wyandotte Avenue and 39th Street has been identified as 24-year-old Deon Paige. Witnesses reported hearing several shots but couldn’t provide a description of the shooter.

Police also identified a woman found dead early Sunday morning at a home near Gregory Boulevard and Bales Avenue in southeastern Kansas City as 25-year-old Briana Johnson.

Police have not released any additional details about the shootings, and no arrests had been reported in either homicide.

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