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Kansas City police investigate deadly stabbing of 38-year-old man Monday morning

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Posted at 10:43 AM, Aug 21, 2023

UPDATE, AUG. 26 | The victim has been identified as Rodney Gray, 38.

ORIGINAL STORY, AUG. 21 | Police in Kansas City, Missouri, are piecing together the details of a deadly stabbing Monday morning.

Around 8:40 a.m., officers were dispatched on a stabbing call at an apartment building in the 2200 block of Wheeling Avenue.

When police arrived, they located an adult male with "significant injuries" who died on the scene.

A person of interest was taken into custody at the apartment building for questioning.

KCPD investigators are searching for witnesses at the building and gathering evidence.

The initial investigation from police indicates an "interaction" between the victim and suspect led to the stabbing. The nature of the interaction was not immediately available.

This is a developing story.

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