KCKPD investigating homicide after teenager shot

Posted at 3:00 AM, Jan 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-31 17:55:30-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Update | KCKPD has identified the victim in this case as 15-year-old José Garcia Muñoz.

Original story |The Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department is investigating the death of a teenage boy.

Detectives said they arrived near Pacific Avenue and south 14th Street around 10:30 p.m. Saturday.

When they got there, they discovered a male in his early teens inside the home. They say he appeared to have been shot. Paramedics pronounced him deceased on scene.

This incident is currently under investigation by the KCKPD Major Case Unit. Anyone with information related to this case is urged to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS. You will remain anonymous, and tips leading to an arrest may qualify for a cash reward.

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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.