1 killed in KCMO shooting Sunday

Posted at 5:42 PM, Mar 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-21 12:08:55-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred just before 5 p.m. Sunday.

The incident happened in the 11500 block of Holiday Drive.

Originally dispatched on a sound of shots fired call, officers were directed upon arrival to an unresponsive adult male shooting victim in an apartment parking lot, according to police.

The victim was later identified as 38-year-old Donell Cooper Jr.

Emergency medical services provided aid on the scene, but the Cooper was ultimately declared deceased.

Detectives are working to process the scene and canvas witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the KCPD Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043 or the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

A reward of up to $25,000 is available for information that leads to an arrest in this 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.