Kansas City, Missouri, police investigating second Sunday morning homicide

deadly shooting at Independence Avenue near Elmwood.
Posted at 3:59 AM, Jun 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-28 16:44:55-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, June 28 | Police have identified the male victim as Erron Holley, 49.

EARLIER | Kansas City, Missouri Police are investigating a deadly shooting at Independence Avenue and Lawn Avenue.

Officers responded shortly after 2:30 a.m. and found a man shot inside a vehicle.

The man was taken to the hospital, where he died.

Police believe the suspected shooter was outside the vehicle at the time of the shooting. Police did not release any other information about a possible suspect.

This was the second homicide investigation within three hours, making it the 73rd homicide of 2021.

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