By Associated Press - Thursday, September 17, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A woman died and another woman was wounded when someone fired several gunshots into a large crowd gathered on a street south of the downtown area in Kansas City, police said.

Officers were called around 11 p.m. Wednesday to 26th Street and Southwest Boulevard for a report of gunshots, police said. Officers arrived to find cars leaving the area and found the two women wounded on a sidewalk. Both were taken to area hospitals, where one victim died. Police have not released their names.

Initial investigation revealed that dozens - possibly hundreds - of people were gathered on the street when someone in a passing car fired several shots into the crowd, police said.

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