Kansas City police were called to a shooting at 6006 East 31st Street around 1 a.m. Officers found Peters, a clerk at the motel, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. She was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Police say they are looking for two black men in connection with the slaying. If you have information, call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.
Peters is Kansas City, Missouri's 46th homicide victim of 2012.