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One person shot to death late Friday in KCMO

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Posted at 10:57 PM, Dec 31, 2021
and last updated 2022-01-01 02:31:42-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Gunfire killed one person late Friday in Kansas City, Missouri.

The shooting happened about 9:45 p.m. in 7600 block of East 50th Street.

Kansas City police officers responded to the scene on reports of a shooting. Officers found an adult woman who had been shot.

First responders transported the woman to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The victim's name has not been released.

Police said the shooting was not related to celebratory gunfire on New Year's Eve.

Homicide detectives are treating the shooting as a death investigation.

There have been 157 homicides in Kansas City, Missouri in 2021.

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