KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, police announced on Tuesday night that they made an arrest in a Monday morning homicide that occurred near 35th Street and Montgall Avenue.
Police were called to the area after reports of shots fired just before 6 a.m. Monday when they found a man dead on the sidewalk from gunshot wounds.
Later that day, they released a photo of a person of interest in the case. According to the KCPD Twitter, the person was found thanks to Crimestoppers tips from the community.
You responded Kansas City! Thanks to TIPS, to @KCCrimeStop he is in custody tonight awaiting charges. Thanks to those who stood up against violence in their neighborhood.— Kansas City Police (@kcpolice) July 3, 2019
Police also identified the victim of the homicide as 59-year-old Reginald L. Rembert on Wednesday.
The name of the man arrested has not been released at this time. He is awaiting charges.