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1 person shot to death Thursday afternoon in KCMO

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Posted at 3:08 PM, Jan 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-07 10:41:05-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE| The victim has been identified as 34-year-old Brandon Creath.

ORIGINAL STORY | KCMO homicide detectives were sent about 2:30 p.m. Thursday to the city's second homicide of 2022.

Officers found the victim shot to death in the 5700 block of Agnes Avenue.

There has been no word on what led to the gunfire.

The first KCMO homicide victim of 2022 died Thursday after being shot Wednesday near East 35th Street and South Benton Avenue.

Police said Wedneday's fatal shooting began as a disturbance between several people.

The disturbance then ended in gunfire.

The shooting victim managed to get into a vehicle and drove about a block before crashing into a pole and several parked cars, police said.

A name has not been released for the first homicide of the year.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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