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Police identify man shot, killed Sunday night at south Kansas City apartment complex

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Posted at 11:10 PM, Aug 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-08 14:09:46-04

UPDATE, Aug. 8 | Police on Monday identified the male victim as 34-year-old Dejuan Henderson.

EARLIER | The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting in the 9900 block of Walnut.

Officers responded to the area on a shots fired call around 10 p.m. Sunday.

While en route, the call was upgraded to a shooting.

When police arrived, they located a man suffering from gunshot wounds inside a vehicle in the parking lot.

Emergency medical services pronounced the man deceased at the scene.

Detectives are processing the scene for evidence and canvassing witnesses. There is no suspect information at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the KCPD Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043. To remain anonymous, call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

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Annual homicide details and data for the Kansas City area are available through the KSHB 41 News Homicide Tracker, which was launched in 2015. Read the KSHB 41 News Mug Shot Policy.