SOUTHBOUND 435. UPDATES AS SOON AS WE GET THEM
WE ARE BACK TONIGHT GOING TO THE
SCENE OF THE SHOOTING AT KANSAS
CITY, KANSAS WHERE NINE PEOPLE
WERE SHOT AND FOUR ARE DEAD. MATT FLENER IS AT THE SCENE
TONIGHT. IT IS HARD TO IMAGINE WHAT THESE
FAMILIES ARE FEELING, THE GRIEF
THEY ARE FEELING, AS WE ARE NOW
GETTING A FIRST IMAGES OF THE
SUSPECTS. MATT: THEIR PICTURES ARE BEING
RELEASED. IT HAS BEEN A VERY LONG DAY FOR
FRIENDS, FAMILY AND POLICE WHO
WERE OUT HERE EARLY
INVESTIGATING THE SHOOTINGS. THERE WILL BE A VIGIL HERE LATER
TONIGHT AT 7:00. WE ARE AT THE BACK OF THE
BORROWER POLICE SAY THE TWO
SHOOTERS ENTERED AND A LOT OF
PEOPLE ARE WONDERING WHY. IT’S THE WORST NEWS TO EVER
HEAR. FOUR PEOPLE ARE DEAD. FIVE OTHERS SHOT. FAMILY AND FRIENDS OUTSIDE THE
TEQUILA KC BAR, LEFT TO WONDER
WHY.>>MY BEST FRIEND IS IN SHOCK
RIGHT NOW AND IS NOT DOING WELL. MATT: SHAY CELEDON KNOWS SEVERAL
OF THE VICTIMS. WITNESSES SAY TWO SHOOTERS
WALKED INTO THE BACK OF BAR AND
OPENED FIRE. CELEDON SAW ONE OF THE MEN GET
KICKED OUT OF THE BAR, JUST
HOURS EARLIE
>>MY BEST FRIEND’S HUSBAND WAS
ONE OF THE VICTIMS. THEY WERE PLANNING THEIR WEDDING
NEXT OCTOBER
>>WE GOT GRANDFATHERS, UNCLES,
COUSINS, BROTHERS, EVERYBODY
HERE, WE’RE ALL FAMILY. MATT: FAMILY AND FRIENDS NOW
COMFORTING EACH OTHER.>>THIS GUY HAD BAD INTENTIONS. NINE PEOPLE SHOT. FOUR DEAD. THAT’S REALLY BAD. WE JUST WANT TO KNOW WHY
MATT: WITNESSES SAY THE SHOOTING
LASTED ABOUT ONE MINUTE. AGAIN, A LOT OF PEOPLE TRYING TO
FIGURE OUT WHERE THOSE SUSPECTS
ARE TONIGHT. WE ARE GOING TO FIND OUT THAT
INFORMATION VERY SOON. MATT FLENER, KMBC 9 NEWS. EMILY: SO MANY QUESTIONS STILL
UNANSWERED TONIGHT. OUR TEAM COVERAGE CONTINUES WITH
WILLIAM JOY. HALEY: HE JOINS US LIVE WITH THE
LATEST ON THE SEARCH FOR THOSE
TWO SUSPECTS. WILLIAM, POLICE JUST RELEASED
SOME REALLY CLEAR IMAGES OF THE
SUSPECTS. WILLIAM: THAT WAS ONE OF THE
BENEFITS, FORTUNATELY THERE WAS
GOOD SURVEILLANCE VIDEO. ALL ATTENTION RIGHT NOW IS ON
FINDING THE MEN RESPONSIBLE. ACCORDING TO POLICE AND
WITNESSES THERE WAS SOME SORT OF
HAPPENED IN THIS BAR. BUT THESE MEN CAME BACK TO THE
BAR THROUGH A BACK ENTRANCE,
WALKED UP TO THE BAR AND STARTED
SHOOTING. FORTUNATELY, THERE IS GOOD
VIDEO SO WE CAN SHARE THESE
IMAGES. YOU CAN SEE THE FACES OF THE MEN
AND WHAT THEY WERE WEARING. FOUR PEOPLE ARE DEAD. FIVE RECOVERING AFTER BEING
INJURED. ONE BAR REGULAR WHO KNEW ONE OF
THE VICTIMS SAYS EVERYONE NEED
S TO HELP FIND THE SHOOTERS.>>YOU WANT SOMEBODY OFF THE
STREET THAT’S LIKE THAT. WITH THAT MENTALITY OR WITH THAT
POWER, WITH FIREARMS, YOU WANT
THEM OFF THE STREETS. THEY NEED TO GET OFF THE STREETS
ASAP. WILLIAM: FRIENDS OF THE VICTIMS
SAID IT IS NOT JUST A SAFETY
FACTOR, IT IS ALSO ABOUT CLOSURE
FOR THE FAMILIES WHO ARE
GRIEVING RIGHT NOW. WILLIAM JOY, KMBC 9 NEWS. HALEY: KANSAS LAWMAKERS CALL THE
SHOOTING SENSELESS. SENATORS JERRY MORAN AND PAT
ROBERTS ARE OFFERING THEIR
PRAYERS TO THE VICTIMS AND THEIR
FAMILIES. CONGRESSWOMAN SHARICE DAVIDS
SAYS HER HEART BREAKS FOR
EVERYONE IMPACTE
GOVERNOR LAURA KELLY SAI