15-year-old victim in latest Kansas City, Kansas, homicide identified

Posted at 5:09 PM, Jan 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-31 18:09:33-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police have identified the victim of the latest homicide in Kansas City, Kansas, as a 15-year-old boy.

José Garcia Muñoz was shot and killed on Saturday in the 200 block of south 14th Street.

Officers first responded to the scene around 10:30 p.m that night.

There, officers found Muñoz dead and suffering from gun shot wounds.

At this time, a suspect is not in custody.

KCKPD is asking anyone who has information on the incident to contact the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers 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.