1 dead in Friday afternoon shooting

Posted at 2:16 PM, Oct 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-15 11:46:44-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One man is dead following a Friday afternoon shooting in Kansas City, Missouri.

The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department said the shooting happened at around 1:45 p.m. at E. 26th Street and Quincy Avenue.

Police told KSHB 41 officers were at E. 27th Street and Quincy Avenue when they heard gunshots.

A person ran up to the officers and said someone had been shot nearby.

The victim, identified as Ruben A. Chacon, 31, was dead at the scene.

Homicide detectives fanned out across the neighborhood looking for anyone with information on the murder.

This is the 117th homicide in Kansas City, Missouri, this year. By this time last year, there were 149 homicides.

This is a developing story.

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