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KCPD investigate homicide at 39th, Wyandotte

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Posted at 10:42 PM, Aug 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-03 16:34:03-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, Aug. 3 | The victim was identified as 24-year-old Deon Paige.

ORIGINAL STORY, Aug. 1 | One person is dead following a shooting Saturday night in Kansas City, Missouri.

Police responded to the area of West 39th and Wyandotte streets shortly after 10 p.m. on a shooting call.

The victim, who has not yet been identified, was an adult male who was discovered in a parking lot. He had been shot.

About twenty minutes later he was pronounced dead.

Witnesses reportedly heard the shots, but police have been unable to get a suspect description.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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