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2 suspects in custody for deadly shooting of 88-year-old man

Posted at 11:56 AM, Mar 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-08 11:38:19-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Kansas, police are investigating the homicide of an elderly man.

According to police, they received reports of shots fired in the 1300 block of Central Avenue around 7:20 a.m. on March 31.

Officers arrived to find a man, identified as 88-year-old Bernard Matlock, lying on the sidewalk.

He was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. He died April 5.

Two suspects have been taken into custody, KCKPD said.

Anyone with information is aksed to call the TIPS Hotline at 817-474-8477.