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Police identify man killed near 16th and Lister

Posted: 7:28 PM, Nov 01, 2017
Updated: 2017-11-04 00:38:30Z

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE 7:30 PM 11/3/2017: Kansas City police have identified 35-year-old John C. Jones as the man who was killed Wednesday at 16th and Lister.

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Kansas City, Missouri police are investigating a homicide after a man was found dead inside a car that was flipped over and appeared gunshot damage.

Police responded to a shooting call around 5 p.m. Wednesday near 16th and Lister and found the vehicle flipped on its roof on the sidewalk.

He's described as a black male but officials have yet to release his identity. 

Police say witnesses saw three black males flee the scene after the shooting in a dark blue or black vehicle.

Anyone with any information about the crime is encouraged to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).