Feb 10, 2020 1:56 PM

1 dead, another wounded after Kansas City apartment shooting

Posted Feb 10, 2020 1:56 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and another wounded in Kansas City.

Police said in a news release that gunfire erupted around 10 p.m. Sunday near apartments in the southern part of the city. One man was found dead at the scene. Officers were investigating that shooting when witnesses alerted them to another victim at a nearby complex. He was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.

Police say the circumstances that led up to the shootings aren't known. The release said information leading to an arrest could result in up to a $25,000 cash reward.

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Jury: Kansas man guilty of crack cocaine distribution
Johnson photo Wyandotte Co.

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – A federal jury convicted a Kansas man from  on drug and firearm charges, according to U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister.

Larry D. Johnson, 33, Kansas City, Kan., was convicted February 7, on one count of possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine, one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking and one count of unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.

The crimes were alleged to have occurred May 15, 2017, in Wyandotte County, Kansas.

Sentencing is set for May 7. The defendant could face a penalty of up to 20 years in federal prison and a fine up to $1 million on the drug charge, not less than five years and a fine up to $250,000 on the charge of using a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking, and up to 10 years and a fine up to $250,000 on the other firearm charge.