Police ID victim, suspect in Margaret Kemp Park fatal shooting

1 dead in shooting at Margaret Kemp Park
Posted at 9:35 AM, Aug 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-09 10:12:34-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person died after a shooting Aug. 7, 2018, at 9th and Harrison in Kansas City, Missouri.

Police said officers were called to the area near Margaret Kemp Park around 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday to investigate a reported shooting.

Upon arrival, police found a shooting victim — identified Thursday as Terriante McClinton, a 27-year-old black male — in the park. He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Witnesses told officers he and the suspect — also identified Thursday as Quayyim Farris, a 35-year-old black male — had been arguing before the suspect shot the victim.

Farris is considered armed and dangerous. If spotted, call 911 and do not approach him,

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

Since Wednesday, Aug.1, 2018, there have been 26 people shot in Kansas City, seven of whom died.