One dead in shooting near Tracy Ave, Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- One person is dead after a shooting near Tracy Ave. and Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. Saturday evening. 

Police were called to the 4600 block of Tracy around 6:20 p.m. on the report of a shooting. 

When they arrived, they found a man dead at the scene. He was later identified as Rodney V. Thurber, 52, of Independence, Mo. 

Police say a black male suspect was seen running eastbound from the scene. 

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

This is the 129th homicide in Kansas City, Mo. this year. 

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