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Girl, 11, identified in shooting Wednesday night in Kansas City

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Posted at 12:42 AM, Apr 11, 2024

UPDATE, 11:30 a.m | Kansas City, Missouri, police say an 11-year-old girl died after she was shot inside of her home late Wednesday night.

Police have identified the victim as Kourtney Freeman.

Kansas City police are investigating a shooting where a child died.

Police were called to the 3300 block of Flora Avenue on a sound of shots call just after 9:45 p.m. Wednesday.

When they arrived, police found a female shooting victim who was unresponsive.

The girl was taken to the hospital where she died a short time later.

Police say the victim is believed to be a child over the age of 10.

Detectives are canvassing for witnesses, but there is no word on what led to the shooting at this time.

There are no suspects believed to be in custody.

The investigation is ongoing.

If you have any information about a crime, you may contact your local police department directly. But if you want or need to remain anonymous, you should contact the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline by calling 816-474-TIPS (8477), submitting the tip online or through the free mobile app at P3Tips.com. Depending on your tip, Crime Stoppers could offer you a cash reward.

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