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Police: Woman found shot to death in car in Saturday night homicide

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Posted at 6:37 PM, Jul 23, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-25 11:40:42-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police in Kansas City, Missouri, are investigating the details of a homicide early Saturday night.

A KCPD spokesperson said officers were called around 5:50 p.m. on a shooting near E. 37th Street and Olive Avenue.

When officers arrived, they located a woman, identified as Jourdan Thompson, 27, in the driver's seat of an automobile.

The spokesperson said officers called in paramedics, who pronounced the woman dead.

It wasn’t immediately clear if the homicide on Olive Avenue had any connection to a homicide scene reported around 5 p.m. near E. 39th Street and S. Benton. The two locations are less than half-a-mile apart.

Police say they do not have any suspect information.

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