Man killed in shooting at Dollar Tree in KCMO, police say

Dollar Tree E. 63rd homicide
Posted at 10:21 AM, Sep 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-30 11:32:03-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man shot inside a Dollar Tree store in Kansas City, Missouri, on Tuesday evening has died from his injuries, according to police.

Shortly before 7 p.m., officers responded to the store in the 1600 block of East 63rd Street, where they found a man with life-threatening gunshot injuries.

The victim, 31-year-old Terrel Henderson, was transported to an area hospital, where he later died.

Police said a preliminary investigation found that a disturbance between Henderson and another person preceded the shooting, which occurred inside the business.

Detectives were speaking to people at the store on Tuesday evening. No one has been taken into custody.

The deadly shooting marks the 146th homicide in KCMO this year as the city continues to see historic levels of violent crime. In all of 2019, Kansas City reported a near-record 150 homicides.

Anyone with information on the deadly shooting should call the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline at 816-474-8477 (TIPS).

For jurisdictions that utilize the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline, anonymous tips can be made by calling 816-474-TIPS (8477), submitting the tip online or through the free mobile app at

Annual homicide details and data for the Kansas City area are available through the 41 Action News Homicide Tracker, which was launched in 2015.