KC police investigating first homicide of 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police are investigating the first homicide of 2017 in Kansas City.

Officials say one man was killed in a shooting at about 8:50 p.m. near The Paseo and 12th Street. 

Around 9 p.m., a woman claimed she was shot at least three blocks away in the 1100 block of Woodland Avenue. 

Police say they are investigating whether the two shootings are related. 

The deceased shooting victim has been identified as Donald Coty, 20, of KCMO. 

If anyone has information about this case, they are urged to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).



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