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KMCO police investigating homicide off Blue Ridge Boulevard, US 71 Highway

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Posted at 1:25 AM, May 15, 2024

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, police are investigating a late Tuesday night homicide.

Police were called to the 11800 block of Blue Ridge just before 11 p.m. on a shooting call.

Officers found a man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound and provided life-saving measures at the scene.

The man was taken to a local hospital where he died.

Police identified the man as Ramon Brooks, 29.

Police said an interaction occurred between the victim and a suspect that led to the victim being shot.

Detectives and crime scene investigators are gathering evidence and interviewing witnesses.

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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.