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KCPD looking for 2 subjects of interest in weekend homicide

Posted: 1:33 PM, Sep 24, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-24 14:33:13-04
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, police are asking for the public’s assistance identifying two subjects of interest in a weekend homicide.

KCPD released a picture of the two people Tuesday.

The homicide happened Saturday afternoon in the 9800 block of Willow Avenue, at the View High Lakes Apartments in South Kansas City.

KCPD said two people were shot.

Robiell Avila, 20, died of his injuries at a hospital shortly after arriving.

The other victim was initially listed in critical condition.

Police found the two men suffering from gunshot wounds in the apartment complex parking lot just before 5 p.m.

Witnesses told investigators two men were running northbound from the scene.

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