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One dead in Wednesday night shooting in KCMO

Posted at 9:22 PM, Oct 13, 2021

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person was killed in a shooting Wednesday night in Kansas City, Missouri.

Police say officers were sent about 9 p.m. on the sound of gunfire at East 37th Street and Wayne Avenue.

Officers found the victim in the street.

Emergency Medical Services personnel declared the man deceased a short time later, police said.

Homicide detectives and crime scene technicians were on the scene gathering evidence.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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