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KCKPD investigating homicide in 200 block of S 8th Street

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Posted at 10:13 PM, Jun 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-21 18:43:41-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — Update | KCKPD identified the woman in this case as 17-year-old Avion Walton of Independence, Missouri.

Original story | The Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department is investigating a homicide in the 200 block of South 8th Street.

Around 2 p.m. Sunday, officers were dispatched to the area on the report of a shooting.

Officers arrived and located a female in her late teens inside the residence.

She was transported to an area hospital where she died of her injuries around 7:30 p.m.

KCKPD reports detectives have a person of interest in custody.

This incident is under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

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 KSHB 41 News Homicide Tracker, which was launched in 2015. Read the KSHB 41 News Mug Shot Policy.