Homicide under investigation in Southeast KC

Posted at 3:02 AM, Jul 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-21 12:00:30-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, police are investigating a homicide near East 114th Street and Eastern Avenue.

Just after 2 a.m. officers were called out on the sound of shots in the area.

At the same time, officers on a separate call heard the shots and responded immediately.

When they arrived, they found a man who had been shot.

He died on the scene.

Police later identified the victim as Duan Jones, 34.

Police have not released any information on a possible suspect.

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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.