KCPD investigating homicide near 61st and Tracy

KCPD investigating homicide near 61st and Tracy
Posted at 1:16 AM, Sep 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-30 16:37:36-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri police officers are investigating a Friday morning homicide in southwest Kansas City.

Just after 10:30 p.m. officers were called to the 6100 block of Tracy on a disturbance involving sounds of shots.

When they arrived, officers found an adult man in front of a residence who had been shot. The victim was later identified as 35-year-old Cortez Foster.

The man was transported to a local hospital, where he was declared dead.

A preliminary investigation found there was an altercation between the victim and an unknown suspect prior to the shooting.

Anyone with information is urged by KCPD to call the TIPS Hotline anonymously at 816-474-TIPS.

For jurisdictions that utilize the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline, anonymous tips can be made by calling 816-474-TIPS (8477), submitting the tip online or through the free mobile app at

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.