Survivors included four small children, who were with relatives at the time of the shooting:
Case likely murder-suicide
Kansas City police think Vonzell Garner fatally shot his wife and her friend Sunday morning, then engaged in a standoff with police before turning the gun on himself.
Officers found Garner, 29, and his wife of three months, Donetra Garner, 25, dead inside an upstairs bedroom in their home at 3915 E. Ninth Street. Police found Donetra Garner’s 19-year-old friend dead in the basement.
Update from KCPD 8:57 a.m.:
The 2nd woman who was found dead inside the house at 3915 East. 9th has been identified as Crystal D. Hewitt (photo), white/female, 11/04/1986, of Kansas City.
Update from KCPD 4:30 p.m.: