Gunfire kills 1 person Monday night in Kansas City, Missouri

Posted at 10:00 PM, Nov 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-18 15:12:45-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person died in a shooting Monday night at East 55th Street and Park Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.

According to the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department, officers were called to the scene around 9 p.m. on the sound of shots fired.

Police said when officers got the scene they were directed to a male victim in the front yard of a residence.

Officers rendered aid and EMS took the victim to the hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries.

A short time later the victim died at the hospital.

He has been identified as 18-year-old Niecko Goldsby.

KCPD said preliminary investigation indicates the he was in front of a residence on the block when he was shot by an unknown suspect or suspects.

Dozens of police officers responded to the residential area to look for a suspect and gather evidence.

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