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1 dead after homicide in 3800 block of Bales Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri

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Posted at 1:08 PM, Feb 04, 2023
and last updated 2023-02-05 14:38:36-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person died after a homicide Saturday in the 3800 block of Bales Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.

KCMO police responded to the report of a cutting shortly after 11:50 a.m.

Upon arrival, police located one victim, an adult male, suffering from apparent trauma wounds. He died at the scene.

The victim was identified as Jesus Diaz-Deleon, 26.

Crime scene personnel are canvassing for witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact KCPD detectives at 816-234-5043 or the anonymous TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

For jurisdictions that utilize the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline, anonymous tips can be made by calling 816-474-TIPS (8477), submitting the tip online or through the free mobile app at

Annual homicide details and data for the Kansas City area are available through the KSHB 41 News Homicide Tracker, which was launched in 2015. Read the KSHB 41 News Mug Shot Policy.