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Shootings At Jewish Centers In Kansas; One Reported Death-UPDATED

Two different Jewish centers report shootings on the same day

Details are still coming in:

Overland Park police are working shootings at two separate Jewish-related locations.

A shooting was reported about 1 p.m. Sunday at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, according to an Overland Park Fire Department spokesman. This happened at Lewis and Shirley White Theatre inside the center.

Teens were auditioning for KC Superstar auditions and parents are frantically trying to get to their children.

A second shooting was reported at Village Shalom, which is an assisted living center at 5500 West 123rd St.

Worried relatives of residents tell KCTV5 that Village Shalom has been placed on lockdown.

There is one fatality at the community center and MSNBC is reporting one other victim is in critical condition. At this time, there is no reports of injuries at the assisted living center.

Nearby Kansas City has experienced a rash of shootings in the last month. It is not known if those shootings (which have been tied together by investigators) are related to the shootings today.

UPDATED: KCTV is now reporting three deaths, and a suspect in custody. The suspect reportedly shouted "Heil Hitler!" as he was being led away in handcuffs.

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