Police search for suspect following deadly KCMO shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One person is dead following a shooting Saturday afternoon in Kansas City, Mo.

Police received a call around 1 p.m. to a home near E. Gregory Blvd. and Wayne Ave., regarding a shooting. When they arrived, they found 20-year-old Alonzo Thomas IV, dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

Witnesses say a black male, with dreadlocks, wearing black and white clothing, shot the victim before running away, according to the Kansas City Police Department.

Thomas’ mother sent a statement to the station saying, “My son was a loving, kind and gentle soul. His death was sudden, devastating and heartbreaking. Alonzo will be truly missed.”

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

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