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18-year-old man dies after Friday night shooting near East 83rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri

Posted at 9:12 AM, May 27, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-27 14:52:43-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An 18-year-old man died after a shooting Friday night in the 1200 block of 83rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

Metro Patrol officers responded to a reported shooting around 9:53 p.m. Friday, and found the man suffering from injuries caused by apparent gunfire.

The 18-year-old was transported to an area hospital and died from injuries hours later, according to the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department.

Police identified the victim as Charles Jones.

Anyone with information on the shooting can call the anonymous TIPS Hotline 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

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.