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KCPD investigate homicide; 1 woman dead

KCPD investigate homicide, 1 woman dead
Posted at 5:36 AM, Aug 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-03 09:53:57-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, Aug. 3 | The victim was identified as 25-year-old Briana Johnson.

ORIGINAL STORY, Aug. 2 | Kansas City, Missouri, detectives are working the city's latest homicide after a report of shots fired in the 7100 block of Bales early Sunday morning.

Officers were called to the scene, on the corner across from Benjamin Banneker Elementary school, on the sound of shots just after 4 a.m.

Upon arrival, police discovered a female shot and killed at the scene.

Police said the woman was in her early to mid-20s.

An investigation is underway, and anyone with any information is encouraged to call police.