Police investigate murder in Leavenworth

Posted at 2:57 PM, May 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-29 17:27:01-04

Police are investigating a homicide in Leavenworth, Kansas after officers found a deceased victim with apparent gunshot wounds. 

The authorities were called to a small parking lot near 6th and Cherokee around 6:30 a.m. Sunday morning after reports of shots being fired. Upon arrival, police located the deceased victim, who has been identified as 22-year-old Jonta J. Adams of Leavenworth. 

Police Chief Pat Kitchens says investigators are focusing on an overnight phone call that was reported as a disturbance whenever gunshots were fired. 

If anyone has information on this murder, please contact the Leavenworth Police Department or call the Clue Line at 913-682-2583.


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