Kansas City, Missouri, police investigating homicide near 3400 block of Chestnut

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Posted at 3:02 AM, Jan 27, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-27 21:06:35-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, police say two people were shot inside a home near the 3400 block of Chestnut.

Officers were called to the area around 12:30 a.m. on a shooting call.

When police arrived, they located several people inside a residence including an unresponsive man with gunshot wounds and a woman shooting victim.

Emergency medical services declared the man deceased at the scene.

Police identified the victim as Mark Young, 31.

The woman was transported to an area hospital to be treated for her injuries, which KCPD describes as non-life-threatening.

Police say initial investigation indicates the shooting happened inside the home after a verbal altercation turned violent.

It is believed likely more than one person fired a weapon that struck the victims.

Multiple persons of interest have been detained, and KCPD is not looking for any additional suspects.

Anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact the KCPD Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

For jurisdictions that utilize the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline, anonymous tips can be made by calling 816-474-TIPS (8477), submitting the tip online or through the free mobile app at

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.