Man killed in KCMO shooting, police search for gunman
8:35 PM, Feb 4, 2013
11:03 PM, Feb 4, 2013
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A frightening situation on Kansas City's east side Monday night left one man dead, and police continue to search for a suspect.
Police said two men were repairing a car outside a home near 7th and Brighton at about 8:15 p.m. when the power went out in the area. When the lights came back on, the two men saw a third man wearing all black and possibly a ski mask approach them with a gun.
Police said the gunman shot and killed one of the men and fled the scene on foot. The suspect was last seen heading west.
The victim was a hispanic in his 20s, according to police.
KCP&L reported 2,500 customers without power but police have not said if it is connected to the shooting.