Kansas City police investigate Wednesday night homicide

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Posted at 9:56 PM, Feb 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-07 13:03:32-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE | The victim has been identified as 49-year-old Shariff Tilghman.

ORIGINAL STORY | Police in Kansas City, Missouri, are investigating a homicide that happened on Wednesday night.

One person was shot to death in the 7200 block of east 17th Street.

Officers found the victim in the area at around 9:20 p.m.

No other information on the incident was immediately available.

A suspect was not immediately in custody.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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