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Shootings in Kansas City, Mo., leave 3 dead, 2 critically wounded

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Shooter or shooters at large in Kansas City, Mo., triple slaying

At least three people were killed and two others suffered critical injuries when gunfire broke out in a residential part of Kansas City, Mo., on Tuesday, authorities said.

The shootings broke out near the intersection of Wornall Road and Woodbridge Lane around 12:50 p.m. Tuesday near the Blue Hills Country Club in the southern part of the city, according to a statement issued by the Kansas City Police Department.

Investigators believe the shooter or shooters are still at large, and are searching for a 2002 Toyota Highlander that was taken from the scene.

Three victims were found dead at the scene, and two others suffered life-threatening injuries, according to the statement.

A department spokesperson declined to say whether the victims were related, exactly where the shooting happened or what led to the gunfire.

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