Federal authorities are investigating more than a dozen apparently random shootings targeting vehicles on Kansas City-area roads and highways to determine whether they are connected.
Thirteen shootings have been reported since March 8, most of them in an area on the city’s south side known as the Grandview Triangle, where three interstate highways and U.S. 50 intersect.
Three people were wounded, but none were considered life-threatening.
While there are similarities in geography, time of day and the circumstances of the shootings, there is no physical evidence connecting them.
In all of the cases, someone fired shots just before reaching a highway exit ramp or road split, then veered off in a different direction from the victim’s vehicle…