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US: 4 killed in shooting at bar in Kansas City, gunman on run  

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WION Web Team New Delhi Oct 06, 2019, 06.14 PM (IST)

Four killed while five others sustained injuries following a shooting incident at a bar in Kansas City, Missouri, on Sunday morning, police said.

The incident occurred at around 6:30 am (local time) when a suspect entered the Tequila KC, a bar in the city centre and opened fire. 

Nine people were shot in the gunfire, reported Sputnik news agency.

The suspect, a Hispanic man, was on the run following the incident, BBC reported quoting the police.

Further details about the motive and whereabouts of the gunman are still unclear.

The incident comes just weeks after two separate shootings in Texas, which left 44 people dead.

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The incident occurred at around 6:30 am (local time) when a suspect entered the Tequila KC, a bar in the city centre and opened fire.