1 person dead, 1 in custody following apparent homicide

Posted at 12:20 PM, May 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-16 13:22:39-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person is dead and another in custody following an apparent homicide in Raytown.

Raytown police were called out to the 6800 block of Hawthorne at 7:25 a.m. on Sunday on a shots fired call.

When officers arrived, they found a man shot dead in a vehicle.

Another adult was taken into custody.

The investigation is ongoing.

No other information is available at this time.

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