Man found dead near apartment in Kansas City

Posted at 7:14 AM, Dec 15, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-15 08:14:49-05

Police investigated the deadly shooting of a man in Kansas City late Monday night.

Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Maple after someone reported hearing gunshots around 11 p.m.

Upon arrival, officers found the victim lying near the back of an apartment building.

Police said it appeared the victim had been shot in a robbery that went wrong. They believe he is a recent high school graduate in his late teens.

Officers did not release any suspect information.

This is Kansas City's 102nd homicide of 2015.

If you have any information about this homicide, you’re urged to contact the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.