KCPD investigating fatal cutting

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Posted at 12:44 AM, Dec 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-23 06:44:37-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, police are investigating a homicide near Linwood Boulevard and Prospect Avenue.

Just after 11 p.m. Wednesday, officers were called to the area on what was originally reported as a prowler call.

When officers arrived, they were told there was an outside disturbance that led to an altercation between a man and an unknown suspect.

At some point during the altercation, the victim was cut or injured.

The suspect then fled the scene.

The victim was taken to the hospital where he later died.

Detectives are canvassing for witnesses. The suspect has not been found.

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