Man found dead in gas station at 59th Street and Swope Parkway

Posted at 6:11 AM, Jul 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-16 12:19:11-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person is dead after an early-morning shooting inside a gas station at 59th Street and Swope Parkway.

Police were called to the Inner City Oil gas station at 4:15 a.m, where they found one man dead inside from what appeared to be gunshot wounds.

The victim, a black man, is believed to have been an employee at the gas station. Police said the shooting may have been the result of a robbery.

They don't know what exact time the shooting occurred.

Police also said they have no one in custody and no suspects.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477 (TIPS) or the KCPD Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043.