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KCK, school district mourn teen killed in homicide

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Posted at 4:07 PM, Aug 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-07 17:07:54-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Kansas, police say a 17-year-old teen died late Thursday night.

On Friday, police identified the teen as Jose Kimble-Manning. Jose was set to start his senior year at F.L. Schlagle High School.

A statement from the Kansas City, Kansas, School District asked the public to keep Jose’s family and friends in their thoughts and prayers. The district said it was making resources available to support students and staff.

Police say they were called to a home around 10 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of North 62nd Street and Nebraska Avenue, where they found Jose suffering from a life-threatening gun shot wound.

Jose was transported to an area hospital, where he died from his injuries.

Police said Friday they have two people of interest in custody.

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 P3Tips.com.

Annual homicide details and data for the Kansas City area are available through the 41 Action News Homicide Tracker, which was launched in 2015.