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JCC Shootings: How The Community Is Responding

Apr 14, 2014

Communities in the Kansas City metropolitan area are in shocked mourning after multiple shootings left three people dead Sunday afternoon.

Two people were shot dead Sunday at the Jewish Community Center. A third was shot nearby at Village Shalom.
Credit Laura Ziegler / KCUR

On Monday's Up to Date, we talk with a local man who was at the Jewish Community Center when two people were shot about what it was like to be in the lockdown there. We also check in with KCUR's Laura Ziegler to get the latest on the alleged shooter and talk with a local pastor about how the community is responding to the deaths.


  • Jeff Nessel, a Leawood resident who was at the JCC when the shooting occurred
  • Laura Ziegler, KCUR reporter
  • Rev. Adam Hamilton of the Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, whose church lost two members in the shootings
  • Marvin Szneler, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Bureau/American Jewish Committee