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Leawood man, 24, identified as victim in Lee's Summit homicide

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Posted at 12:09 AM, Sep 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-27 16:32:53-04

UPDATE, 3:30 p.m. | Police have identified the victim in the homicide as 24-year-old Brian S. Salinas of Leawood, Kansas.

Police say investigators continue to work the case.

EARLIER | Police in Lee's Summit, Missouri, are investigating a late-night homicide.

Just before 9:30 p.m. Sunday, officers were called to the 2200 block of Southwest Burningwood Drive on a report of a disturbance.

When they arrived they found a man shot in the driveway. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A male suspect was also taken into custody at the same time without incident.

Investigators are at the scene working to get more information on what led up to the shooting.

They have established that both the suspect and victim knew each other.

The investigation is ongoing, but police are not looking for any additional suspects.

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