Shooting death on Lockridge Avenue is KCMO's 99th homicide in 2019

KC Police
Posted at 9:42 PM, Aug 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-28 17:16:14-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, is closing in on 100 homicides for this year after yet another shooting Tuesday afternoon.

Officers responded shortly before 6 p.m. to a shots fired call in the 2600 block of Lockridge Avenue, finding a 26-year-old man in the street suffering from gunshot wounds upon arrival.

The victim — identified Wednesday as Isaac Brown — was transported to a local hospital and pronounced dead at 8 p.m. He is the 99th homicide in the city in 2019, according to police.

Witnesses said two young black male suspects were seen running eastbound from the scene. There is no other suspect information at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the KCPD Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043 or the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).

There is a possible $25,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.