Gunman wounds man, kills himself outside Kansas hospital

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -

The Latest on a shooting outside a Kansas hospital (all times local):

1 p.m.

Authorities say a gunman pursued two shooting victims as they drove to a Kansas hospital, where he fatally shot one of them at the entrance before killing himself.

Police say the initial shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. Monday in Kansas City, Kansas, and stemmed from an apparent domestic dispute. Police say 28-year-old Dominic Garcia and woman who apparently were wounded then drove about 2 1/2 miles (about 4 kilometers) to the University of Kansas Hospital for help.

Upon arriving, Garcia ran to the secured main entrance, where he was shot again before the gunman turned the gun on himself. Police announce Tuesday that Garcia also had died. The gunman's name wasn't immediately released.

The hospital says the woman's injuries aren't life-threatening. No hospital employees were hurt.

7:30 a.m.

Officials say a gunman pursued two shooting victims as they drove to a Kansas hospital, where he shot one of them at the entrance and then killed himself.

The University of Kansas Hospital says in a statement that it started around 11:30 p.m. Monday when gunfire erupted about 2 1/2 miles (about 4 kilometers) away. The statement says the shooting suspect followed a male victim as he drove to the hospital with a female victim.

Upon arriving, the man ran to the hospital's main entrance, which was secured. The hospital says the gunman then shot the man before turning the gun on himself.

The hospital says the shooter died, but the male victim survived with life-threatening injuries. The woman's injuries aren't believed to be life-threatening.

No hospital employees were hurt.
 

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