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1 dead in KCMO shooting

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Posted at 10:09 PM, Mar 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-10 13:08:16-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Update, March 9 | Police identified the shooting victim as 37-year-old Manuel Rodriguez-Garcia.

KCPD needs assistance from anyone who saw or heard anything around the time of the incident in order to solve the case.

Original story | One man is dead following a shooting Saturday night in Kansas City, Missouri.

A call for a shooting came in around 9:39 p.m. at Chelsea Avenue and East 24th Street. Police said that officers located the victim, an "unknown adult male," who was pronounced dead by EMS.

Witnesses, according to KCPD, said the victim was walking down the street "acting erratically."

Police said that the man "approached a vehicle and appeared to talk to them briefly and was shot." Officers are looking for potential video evidence.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the homicide unit at 816-234-5043 or call the anonymous TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

This is the 28th homicide in Kansas City, Missouri, as of Saturday.