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Man dead in homicide Saturday morning near Grand Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri

Posted at 6:34 AM, Mar 11, 2023
and last updated 2023-03-11 23:22:18-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man was fatally shot Saturday morning near 11th Street and Grand Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri.

At around 5:40 a.m., police located an unresponsive victim inside an apartment building at the southwest corner of the intersection.

The victim, identified Saturday night as 34-year-old Rodney White, was transported to an area hospital, where he was declared deceased.

Police say initial investigation indicates the shooting occurred in the common area of the apartment building after the victim interacted with the suspect.

"Investigation continues tonight, and detectives are making headway identifying a person of interest in this case," a KCPD spokesperson said in an update Saturday night.

Anyone with information is asked to call the KCPD Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043 or the anonymous TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

A reward of up to $25,000 is available for information submitted to the TIPS Hotline leading to an arrest in the case.

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.