Police identify man, woman found fatally shot at Kansas City apartment complex

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Police on Tuesday identified two homicide victims who were found dead Monday morning in a Kansas City apartment.

Mona Lisa Bruce, 30, and Jamell Funderburke, 31, appeared to have been shot when officers found them just after 6 a.m. at the Citadel Apartments in the 1600 block of Citadel Drive. They died at the scene.

People who called 911 said they heard a verbal argument followed by the sound of gunshots, said Sgt. Jake Becchina, a spokesman with the Kansas City Police Department.

No suspect description was immediately available.

Police asked anyone with information to call the homicide unit at 816-234-5043 or the anonymous TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

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