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KCPD investigates after man found shot dead in car

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Posted at 10:05 AM, Jul 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-12 11:17:26-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, police are investigating a Monday morning homicide.

A shooting was reported around 9:30 a.m. near East 16th Street and Oakley Avenue.

Police said a vehicle was found with bullet holes and a man was deceased inside.

41 Action News has a crew on the way and will update this story with new information.

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