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KCPD investigating homicide at 40th and Park

Posted: 6:09 AM, Aug 30, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-31 14:10:56-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — KCPD said a man is dead after a shooting near 40th and Park.

Police said officers were dispatched to the area on sounds of gunshots around 4:20 a.m.

When they got to the scene they found a person, who they initially said was a Hispanic man in his mid 20s, lying in the grass. Police said he was pronounced dead a short time later.

The victim was later identified as 43-year-old Joseph H. Honea of Kingston, Missouri.

Police had no suspect information as of early Thursday morning.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.