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Kansas City, Missouri, police investigate city's 69th homicide

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Posted at 3:26 PM, Jun 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-17 13:16:43-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE | KCPD identified the victim in this case as 45-year-old Derrick Williams.

Original story | Kansas City, Missouri, police are investigating the city’s 69th homicide.

Officers responded around 2:40 p.m on the report of a shooting in the 3600 block of Olive Avenue

Two people met the officers outside the house and said there was a shooting victim inside the house.

Officers found the victim and he was declared dead a short time later.

Homicide detectives and crime scene technicians were on the scene Tuesday afternoon gathering evidence and talking with people in the neighborhood.

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Annual homicide details and data for the Kansas City area are available through the 41 Action News Homicide Tracker, which was launched in 2015. Read the 41 Action News Mug Shot Policy.