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KCPD: 25-year-old man found shot Friday morning in Kansas City died short time later at hospital

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Posted at 11:49 AM, Mar 22, 2024

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, police are investigating the shooting death of a 25-year-old man found injured in a business parking lot Friday morning.

A KCPD spokesperson said officers were called for help on a shooting call around 8 a.m. to the intersection of East 67th Street and Cleveland Avenue. They found Donte Sims in a parking lot next to a business.

Sims was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The spokesperson said Sims was across the street from the business when an unknown suspect opened fire, striking Sims.

Police are working to track down witnesses who may have information about the incident.

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