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KCPD: 1 shot to death on Monroe Avenue in Kansas City

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Posted at 5:50 PM, Nov 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-01 11:18:21-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One man was shot to death Wednesday afternoon in Kansas City, Missouri, police said.

The shooting occurred shortly after 5 p.m. in the 6600 block of Monroe Avenue.

Officers located the victim upon arrival and, despite providing "life-saving measures," he was pronounced dead, according to a KCPD spokesperson.

On Friday, police identified the victim as Daveion Hill, 24.

The death marks the 165th homicide in Kansas City in 2020, an historically violent year in the city.

At this time last year, 137 people had been killed in KCMO.

Police still are looking for witnesses.

A $25,000 reward is available for information that leads to an arrest. Those with tips can call 816-474-TIPS.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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. Read the 41 Action News Mug Shot Policy.