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Metro Squad looking for people of interest in NKC homicide

Metro Squad looking for people of interest in NKC homicide
Metro Squad looking for people of interest in NKC homicide
Metro Squad looking for people of interest in NKC homicide
Posted at 10:06 PM, Nov 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-16 15:06:41-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE:November 16, 10:00 a.m.: The Major Case Squad is asking for the public's help in identifying several persons of interest in the homicide of Jacob Roberson, 28.

Several males and a female were seen in the area of the homicide.

If anyone knows these persons of interest, they are encouraged to call the North Kansas City police department at816 412-7849, or CrimeStoppers at 816 474-TIPS

A man was found dead Wednesday in a North Kansas City, Missouri, motel, police said.

Around 4:45 p.m., North Kansas City police responded to a call of shots fired in a room at the American Inn, 1211 Armour Road. Jacob Roberson, 28, was found dead of gunshots wounds.

A man in a separate hotel room was grazed by a bullet, but police said his injury was minor.

The homicide is North Kansas City's first of 2019.

The Metropolitan Area Major Case Squad, a group of detectives from across the metro, was called to investigate the incident. On Thursday morning, police said no one has been arrested in connection with the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the North Kansas City Police Department at 816-412-7849 or Crimestoppers at 816-474-8477.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.