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KCPD investigating shooting at 4300 Cleveland Avenue

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Posted at 8:37 PM, Nov 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-27 18:30:08-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department is investigating a shooting just after 7:30 p.m. Friday at 4300 Cleveland Avenue.

Officers were originally dispatched to 43rd and Askew on the sound of shots fired.

After a second sound of shots was reported, the call was upgraded to a shooting at 43rd and Cleveland, according to police.

Upon arrival, a male victim identified as Edmon Alexander III, 32, was found in the Blue Valley Market parking lot with apparent gunshot wounds.

Police said CPR was performed until emergency medical services arrived to take over.

Alexander was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

This incident is under investigation — there is no suspect information at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the KCPD Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043 or the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline at 816-474-8477.

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 P3Tips.com.

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.