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KCPD investigating overnight homicide

83rd st homicide.jpg
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Posted at 4:11 AM, Jun 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-25 09:49:46-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, June 25 | The victim was identified as 22-year-old Romello Shipman.

ORIGINAL STORY, June 23 | Kansas City, Missouri, police are investigating a homicide in the 1500 block of East 83rd Street.

They were called to the scene around 2:20 a.m. Callers said they heard multiple gunshots in the area and saw a victim near the intersection in front of a residence.

When police arrived, they found a man who had been shot. He was declared dead at the scene.

An additional victim arrived at a hospital a short time later. That man is in stable condition.

There is no suspect information.

This is the 89th homicide of the year in Kansas City, Missouri.

Detectives and crime scene investigators are processing the scene for evidence.

If you know anything, you're asked to call the Homicide Unit at 816-235-5043 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477. A reward of up to $25,000 is available for information leading to an arrest.