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Teen, 15, dies in KC-area's 4th shooting on Tuesday

109th and Sycamore homicide
Posted at 2:59 PM, Jun 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-09 13:23:04-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Update | KCPD identified the victim in this case as 15-year-old Terrell Bell.

Original Story |A 15-year-old teen died after being shot Tuesday afternoon in Kansas City, Missouri.

KCPD officers responded shortly after 2:30 p.m. to the area of 109th Street and Sycamore Terrace, near Sycamore Park, on a reported shooting.

The teen initially suffered life-threatening injuries, but was pronounced dead a short time later.

Family members told 41 Action News reporter Andres Gutierrez the victim was a 15-year-old student at Ruskin High School.

There is no additional information at this time.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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