Police identify victim in Saturday night KCMO shooting

Crime Scene
Posted at 11:33 AM, Mar 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-07 12:33:37-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department has identified the victim in a Saturday night fatal shooting at East 24th Street and Van Brunt Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri.

After responding to calls of a shooting Saturday after 5:15 p.m., officers located Kenneth Washington, 28, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

Washington was transported to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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