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1 man shot to death Monday night outside a Kansas City, Kansas, store

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Posted at 9:30 PM, Apr 22, 2024

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One man is dead and the search is on for a suspect after a Monday night shooting in the parking lot of a store in Kansas City, Kansas.

Police said the shooting happened about 7:30 p.m. outside the Dollar General store in the 6100 block of Leavenworth Road.

The victim was identified as 22-year-old Gerald Jones II, a KCK resident.

The suspect drove away in a car. No description of the car was available Monday night.

No word on what led to the shooting.

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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.