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1 killed in Saturday morning Kansas City, Missouri, shooting

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Posted at 2:16 PM, Jan 22, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-22 16:46:20-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One man is dead after a shooting Saturday morning in Kansas City, Missouri.

Around 11:15 a.m., KCMO police responded to a report of a prowler in the 8000 block of Euclid Avenue.

While officers were en route, the call was updated to a shooting.

Officers found a man suffering from apparent gunshot wounds behind a residence upon arrival.

He was transported to an area hospital but succumbed to his injuries.

Detectives and crime scene personnel are processing the scene and canvassing witnesses.

A person of interest has been detained, and police are not looking for additional parties at this time, according to a news release.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at 816-234-5043. For anyone who would like to remain anonymous, information can be shared at 816-474-TIPS.

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.