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KCPD investigate overnight homicide

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Posted at 6:09 AM, May 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-29 08:48:18-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, May 29 | The victim was identified as 32-year-old Matis Vallardo.

ORIGINAL STORY, May 24 | Kansas City police are investigating a fatal shooting overnight.

Officers responded to the shooting around 1 a.m. They were initially dispatched to 12th and Hardesty, but found the crime scene at Independence Ave and Hardesty.

Police say it appears two vehicles pulled into a convenience store. There was some type of discussion and shots were fired. Police located one adult male victim. He was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Detectives interviewed witnesses and crime scene investigators processed the scene.

If you have any information, you're asked to the call the TIPS hotline at (816) 474-TIPS.