Police investigate deadly shooting at 39th Street and 71 Highway

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police are investigating after a deadly shooting in Kansas City, Missouri Tuesday night.

At 6:15 p.m., police were called to the area of 39th Street and 71 Highway for the sound of gunshots.

When officers arrived they found a male shooting victim in a pickup parked on the side of the road. He was later identified as Julius Harris, 36. 

Police believe a rolling gun battle took place. 

A portion of 71 Highway was closed for several hours for the investigation. It re-opened close to 10 p.m. Tuesday.

There is no suspect description at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.



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