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KCKPD investigating Monday night fatal shooting

Posted at 6:56 AM, May 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-21 18:01:14-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Kansas, police are investigating a homicide that happened late Monday night.

It happened in the 1100 block of Metropolitan Avenue just after 11:15 p.m.

KCKPD officers were dispatched to a shooting and arrived to find a person with life-threatening injuries.

He has been identified as 17-year-old Jesus Abarca of Kasnas City, Kansas.

He was taken to the hospital where he died.

The shooting is under investigation.

KCKPD asks anyone with information to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.