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1 killed in 28th Street, Brooklyn Avenue shooting Saturday night

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Posted at 8:34 PM, Jan 29, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-29 21:58:37-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person was killed in a shooting around 6:45 p.m. Saturday in the area of east 28th Street and Brooklyn Avenue.

Kansas City, Missouri, police were dispatched to the area in regard to the sound of shots.

Officers arrived and found an adult male suffering from gunshot wounds in the park.

He was pronounced deceased on the scene.

Detectives and crime scene personnel are working to process the scene and canvass witnesses.

Preliminary information indicates "some type of altercation" preceded the sound of shots.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the KCPD Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043. To remain anonymous, information can be shared at 816-474-TIPS.

Up to $25,000 is available for information 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 P3Tips.com.

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.