KCK police investigate deadly shooting in 1500 block of Cleveland Ave.

Posted at 8:55 PM, Jul 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-26 11:19:36-04

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — One person died Wednesday night in a shooting in Kansas City, Kansas.

Police responded to a possible life-threatening shooting around 7:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of Cleveland Avenue.

KCKPD Public Information Officer Jonathon Westbrook confirmed around 8:30 p.m. to 41 Action News that the shooting victim had died.

Police later identified the victim as 21-year-old Jamal Washington of KCK.

Several bullets also struck a gas line in the area, but there was no leak detected.

The investigation is ongoing. There is no information about what led to the shooting or any suspect information.

Anyone with information is asked to call the KCKPD Criminal Investigations Division or the CrimeStoppers Tips Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).