KCPD investigating crash, death

Posted at 8:30 AM, Jun 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-18 10:30:11-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, police are investigating a death related to a car crash.

According to police, officers were called to the 3300 block of East 30th Street Wednesday just before 11 p.m. on a report of a shooting.

Dispatchers also received calls about an injury accident in the area.

When officers arrived, they found a vehicle that had run into a wall and found a man outside of the vehicle with what appeared to be gunshot wounds.

The man was taken to the hospital with critical injuries and later died.

It was later determined that the person may have experienced a medical emergency and was not shot.

The death is still under investigation, though it is not being considered a homicide.


Editor's note: KCPD initially listed the death as a homicide, but later said they no longer believe it is a homicide.

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