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Blue Springs homicide suspects in custody following police chase

Blue Springs Homicide
Posted at 4:22 PM, Feb 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-26 18:05:13-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two suspects are in custody following a police chase related to a Blue Springs homicide Friday afternoon.

Officers were called to the 700 Block of Northwest Missouri 7 just before 3 p.m. Friday on a shooting, a police spokesperson said.

When they arrived, Blue Springs police located the man suffering from a gunshot. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Officers from the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department arrested two suspects in south Kansas City according to the department.

The suspects were arrested in two different locations. One at 9205 Richmond Drive and the other at 96th and Terrace and Blue Ridge Boulevard.

Earlier, police said they were looking for a male suspect who left the area in a white and gray Jeep Cherokee from the 2000s model years with a differently colored hood.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).

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