Police investigate homicide in Kansas City, Kan.

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Police in Kansas City, Kan., are looking for answers after a man's body was found in the backyard of a home Saturday morning.

Authorities were called to the 700 block of Lafayette Avenue around 11:30 a.m. on reports of a dead body. When they arrived, they found a black male in his 20s dead from an apparent gunshot wound, according to a news release from police.

The victim's identity has not yet been released.

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

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