Eight shot in KC gun melees

Two separate shooting melees about 3 a.m. Sunday left eight persons with gunshot wounds but none were life threatening, according to Kansas City police.

Police said four persons were shot in Westport in the vicinity of Westport Road and Mill Street. Three arrests were made, but it was not immediately clear whether they were related to the shootings.

About the same time, four persons were wounded in a disturbance in the 200 block of Admiral Boulevard.