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1 dead, 1 in custody in Grandview shooting

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Posted at 7:47 PM, May 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-02 20:50:09-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person is dead and another is in custody following a shooting Sunday afternoon in Grandview.

Officers responded around 1:40 p.m. to the area of 129th Street and Byars Road on a reported shooting, where they located a vehicle that had crashed into a tree, according to a news release.

The man in the vehicle was “suffering from multiple gunshot wounds,” the release stated, and was pronounced dead at the scene. He was in his early 20s.

A person of interest was taken into custody nearby.

Police still are investigating what led up to the shooting.

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