Kansas shooting: Police seek two gunmen after four people killed in bar attack

Four people are dead after two gunmen opened fire at a bar in the US state of Kansas.

Police said they are looking for two men responsible for the attack at Tequila KC Bar, in Kansas City, at around 1.30am on Sunday.

Police Officer Thomas Tomasic said the shooting, which also injured five people, took place after an earlier fight in the bar.

The gunmen had been involved in a dispute with people in the bar, had left, and then returned with handguns, he said.

Nobody has been arrested and, although the four victims were hispanic, police do not believe the shooting was racially-motivated.

It has also been reported that officers from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms responded to the scene and that police were preparing to re-enter the bar at 7.30am on Sunday after obtaining a search warrant.

Some of those injured were taken to at least two hospitals but are said to be in a stable condition.

The victims have not been officially identified, but 41actionnews said one was aged in their late 50s, one in their mid 30s and two in their mid 20s.

Juan Ramirez, of Kansas City, told the Kansas City Star his 29-year-old nephew was among those killed and his family feared another relative was also among the dead.

Mr Ramirez said investigators told him they believed there was a fight at the bar and at least one person left the bar and came back with a gun.

His nephew, a father of two, had “nothing to do with it”, he said, adding: “We’re just in shock and disbelief.”

Kansas Police said on Twitter that more updates would follow.

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