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KCPD: Man dies after shooting Wednesday on East 43rd Street

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Posted at 2:26 PM, Jul 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-02 15:26:27-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One man died from injuries sustained in a shooting a day earlier in Kansas City, Missouri, police announced Thursday afternoon.

KCPD officers responded to a home in the 10000 block of East 43rd Street, just off Pittman Road, around 12:50 p.m. on Wednesday on a reported shooting.

One man was found outside the back of the home, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound, according to a KCPD spokeswoman.

The man was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries. He died later Wednesday, police said.

The victim’s name has not been released.

KCPD is investigating the man’s death as a homicide. Anyone with information should call the KCPD Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043 or the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline at 816-474-8477 (TIPS).

It's the 96th homicide reported so far this year in Kansas City, which is on pace to be the deadliest year in the city's history.