Innocent bystander killed in Kansas City, Kansas shooting

Victim was 50-year-old Mark Winner
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Posted at 4:06 PM, Mar 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-01 20:15:47-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A 50-year-old man looking out the front window of his Kansas City, Kansas house was killed by a stray bullet.

The shooting happened about 3:15 p.m. Wednesday in the 6400 block of Farrow Avenue, according to KCK police.

Mark Winner was watching television with his mother when he went to a window to check on an argument outside a nearby house, police said.

The people in the yard exchanged gunfire and a bullet hit and killed Winner.

Those who knew the victim are heartbroken.

"To know that this man just lost his life sitting at home minding his business, it enrages me because, yeah, he was at home not doing anything," Avion Johnson said. "It’s a tragedy and it did not have to happen like this it just didn’t."

Police are searching for the gunman. Anyone with information is urged to call 816-474-TIPS.

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

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