2 men die after being found shot in Kansas City backyard

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the deaths of two men found with gunshot wounds in a backyard in southeast Kansas City, Missouri.

The shooting was reported around 6 p.m. Saturday, Kansas City Police Department spokesman Sgt. Jake Becchina said. When officers arrived, they were directed to a backyard where the two men with gunshot wounds were found.

The two men were given aid, but they died at the scene of the shooting, Becchina said.

Detectives are trying to locate any witnesses and determine whether the men lived at the home where they were found.