The Kansas City, Missouri Police Department is currently conducting an investigation into the events that led up to a tragic shooting on Monday night.
Around 4 p.m., the incident occurred at the intersection of East 56th Street and Jackson Avenue.
While patrolling the area, KCPD officers were alerted by the sound of gunshots coming from the east. They quickly responded and headed towards the location of the shots. During this time, several 911 calls were made to dispatchers reporting the incident.
When the officers arrived at the location of the shooting, they discovered an unresponsive man lying in the front yard of a house. Without delay, they provided emergency assistance until medical professionals arrived and transported him to the hospital. Despite their efforts, the man eventually passed away.
The Kansas City Police Department (KCPD) is currently engaged in a search for clues and witnesses in the vicinity of the crime scene. Detectives and crime scene experts are working tirelessly to unearth any evidence that might shed light on the events leading up to the tragic shooting. The KCPD is urging anyone with information to come forward and assist them in their investigation.
If you have any information regarding the incident or have witnessed anything suspicious in the area, please come forward and contact the Homicide detectives directly at 816-234-5043. You can also provide anonymous tips by calling the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS. It’s worth mentioning that there is a reward of up to $25,000 for providing information anonymously to the TIPS hotline. Your cooperation can help law enforcement bring justice to the victim and their family.