Police search for gunman in fatal east Kansas City shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One man is dead after a shooting in Kansas City, Mo., and the search is on for his killer.

The shooting occurred around 3:30 p.m. Monday in the 3000 block of Cleveland Avenue. The victim was taken to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he died. Police later identified him as 47-year-old Tony L. Williams.

This is the 27th homicide in Kansas City so far this year, compared to 33 at this time in 2012.

Police say there is no suspect description, and ask anyone with information to call the Tips Hotline at 816-474-8477.

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