Teenager dies after shooting near KCK elementary school

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Updated: Jun. 8, 2021 at 4:55 PM CDT
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A teenager died Tuesday after a shooting near an elementary school in Kansas City, Kansas.

Kansas City, Kansas, police spokeswoman Nancy Chartrand said in a statement that the happened Tuesday near Hazel Grove Elementary School. Police responding to calls about shots fired found a male teenager on the sidewalk near the school.

He died later at a hospital. The teen’s name has not been released. No arrests have been made.

The school, which is holding summer school, went into lockdown after the shooting but children were later released to go home. In a letter to families, the school said no children were in danger but some students witnessed the incident.

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