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Kansas City, Missouri, police investigate homicide near I-435, Eastwood Trafficway

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Posted at 3:28 AM, Aug 21, 2023

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, police are investigating a homicide Monday in the 7000 block of Eastwood Trafficway.

Police were called to the area about 1:30 a.m.

When they arrived, they found a man who had been shot lying in the parking lot of a laundromat.

Police said the man, identified as Stephen C. Carter, 31, died on the scene.

The circumstances leading up to the homicide are unknown and police said they are still looking for a suspect.

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