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Kansas City police investigating after 1 man shot, killed in Westport

Westport homicide
Posted at 5:06 AM, Sep 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-14 17:41:59-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a man dead early Sunday morning near Broadway Boulevard and Westport Road.

According to KCPD public information officer Leslie Foreman, Westport security notified off duty officers in the area of the sounds of shots at around 3 a.m.

When the officers responded, they found Foster Grant suffering from gunshot injuries near the east of the intersection.

Grant, 26, died at the scene, police said.

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