NEW INFO: Kansas City Police Investigate Potentially 20 Highway Shootings

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(KSHB) At least 20 cases are now under investigation in connection with a spate of roadway shootings over the past month in the Kansas City area.

The last shooting was reported Sunday, but since Kansas City police released information about the 13 shootings to the public, they've received more than 20 tips and at least seven more reports of cars being struck by gunfire.

Police said Tuesday they were able to connect some of the shootings to each other, but Captain Tye Grant denied media reports of a specific number of connected cases. Officially, the shootings are believed to have started in early March and have taken place at varying times and various locations throughout the metro area.

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(KSHB) There have been 13 shootings along Kansas City area highways in recent weeks, and police now say several of them are connected.

They're now investigating a 14th shooting after a Johnson County woman said someone shot her car on 71 Highway last Friday.

Right now there's one thing Jennie Baugher doesn't want to do.

"I don't really want to drive on the highway," she says.

After picking up her daughter's friend last Friday, they headed south on 71 Highway near 75th street.

"I heard a big noise that sounded like a rock hit my car and didn't give it much though until the next day when my husband noticed the hole in the car," Baugher said.

The hole was located near the gas tank on the back passengers side. Inside of the hole was a bullet.

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