One woman is dead and a man is injured following a double shooting last night. At approximately 10:45 p.m. Monday, Kansas City Police Department (KCPD) officers were called to the 300 block of Van Brunt Boulevard on sound of gun shots.

Shortly thereafter, the call was updated to a shooting in the 300 block – Anderson Avenue – of Lawn Avenue.

Upon arrival officers found one adult male and one adult female both suffering from gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to a local hospital where the female victim was pronounced deceased.  The male victim remains in critical but stable condition at this time.

An adult male person of interest was taken into custody at the scene.

Detectives and crime scene personnel responded to the scene and canvassed for witnesses and processed the scene.

If you have any information please call the Homicide unit at 234-5043. If you wish to remain anonymous you can call the TIPS hotline at 474-TIPS, with up to a $25,000 reward for an arrest in this case.

Update, Wednesday, Sept. 22: A Kansas City man faces multiple felony charges in connection with the fatal shooting of the woman and the injuring of the man, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced Wednesday.

Paul E. Johnson, 56, faces Murder 2nd Degree, Assault 2nd Degree, two counts of Armed Criminal Action, Unlawful Use of a Weapon and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.

According to court records, Kansas City police were called Monday to a residence in the 300 block of Lawn in Kansas City on a shooting. They found victim Annamarie Becchina at the scene, where she was pronounced deceased.

Officers found the suspect at the scene. He told officers where the gun was located and he told them the shooting was an accident. Witnesses told police the defendant had had an argument with a man and got a shotgun from the garage. He was poking it at the man, he told police, when the gun fired, striking the man and the homicide victim. The defendant also acknowledged he was a felon.

Prosecutors requested a bond of $250,000 cash.