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KCPD investigate homicide in 6800 block of East 98th Terrace

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Posted at 6:13 PM, Dec 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-13 21:10:07-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One man was fatally shot Sunday night in Kansas City, Missouri.

Police responded shortly after 5 p.m. to the 9800 block of Cambridge Avenue for an outside disturbance that included the sound of gunshots. While en route, the call was upgraded to a shooting.

Officers located a vehicle in the 6800 block of East 98th Terrace where the victim was located. The crime scene stretched about one block on Cambridge Avenue, according to a KCPD spokesperson.

Police said occupants of two vehicles were involved in a disturbance when the parties began shooting.

There is no suspect information at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043 or make an anonymous tip through the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS. Information that leads to an arrest could result in a reward up to $25,000.

Jackson County, Missouri, Sheriff Darryl Forte also was on scene during the investigation.

This is the 171st homicide in Kansas City in 2020.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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.