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KCPD ends standoff after man shot to death Thursday afternoon in KCMO

34th and Forest Avenue homicide
Posted at 3:53 PM, May 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-13 14:22:47-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, May 13, 1:20 p.m. | The homicide victim was identified as 39-year-old Lamont A. Todd.

KCPD said there was a person taken into custody Thursday, but they have been released.

UPDATE, May 13, 5:30 a.m. | Around midnight, officers entered the home. No one was inside.

ORIGINAL STORY, May 12 | The latest Kansas City, Missouri, homicide victim was found at about 3 p.m. Thursday at east 34th Street and Forest Avenue.

Officers responded to the area on reports of a shooting and found the victim outside a house.

It wasn't immediately clear what led to the gunfire.

Following the shooting, KCPD was engaged in a standoff with someone near the area where the man was shot and killed.