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Family awoke to gunfire outside apartment, boy fatally shot

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have identified the young boy who was shot at a Kansas City apartment. The Kansas City Police Department said in a news release that 4-year-old Legend M. Taliferro was shot around 2:30 a.m. Monday. Police say that based on their preliminary investigation detectives believe this was not a random shooting and that the apartment was targeted. Police responding to the shooting were told a family member was driving the boy to a hospital. He a short time later. People at the same apartment as the boy told police they awoke to gunshots coming from outside the home.

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