KCPD investigate homicide after man found shot to death in car

Posted at 9:51 PM, Jan 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-28 19:35:53-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man was found shot to death in a car Tuesday night in Kansas City, Missouri.

Police responded to an injury crash call around 9 p.m. at East 29th Street and Indiana Avenue.

Officers found a vehicle crashed into a home there with the occupant deceased.

KCPD officers believed the injuries to the victim were suspicious, so the death is being investigated as a homicide.

Police identified the shooting victim Thursday as 38-year-old Charles Blakey.

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