Man dead in shooting on Troost Avenue, police say

Posted at 5:26 AM, Oct 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-05 12:12:52-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One man died in a shooting early Friday morning on Troost Avenue, police said. 

Just before 1:45 a.m., officers responded to the 4300 block of Troost Avenue and found a man on a sidewalk with an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene, a police spokesman said. 

The man was later identified as Tyrone Birdwell, 29.

Anyone with information in the shooting is asked to contact the TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS or the KCPD homicide unit at 816-234-5043.