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KCPD investigates homicide in 4500 block of Prospect Avenue

Woman shot becomes city's 6th 2021 homicide victim
Homicide at  East 45th Street and Prospect Avenue
Posted at 3:10 PM, Jan 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-14 12:41:56-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE | KCPD identified the victim in this case as 60-year-old Linda Gantt.

ORIGINAL STORY | The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department is investigating the city's sixth homicide of 2021 after a woman was shot in the 4500 block of Prospect Avenue.

KCPD officers responding to a shooting call around 2 p.m. on Tuesday found the woman near the intersection of East 45th Street and Prospect Avenue inside a car that was driven to the area.

It is unclear where the shooting actually took place, according to police.

The woman was taken to an area hospital where she later died.

This is a developing story and will be updated.