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KCPD investigating Tuesday morning homicide

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Posted at 1:25 AM, Dec 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-21 17:10:23-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department is investigating an early morning homicide.

Police were called to the 8700 block of North Kansas Place at about 12:30 a.m.

KCPD said callers reported hearing the sounds of shots and saw a victim unresponsive in the parking lot of an apartment complex.

When police arrived, they found a man who had been shot.

Emergency medical crews declared the man dead at the scene.

KCPD later identified the victim as 46-year-old Roman Yslas.

Detectives are canvassing the area looking for witnesses.

No suspect information was released.

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Annual homicide details and data for the Kansas City area are available through the KSHB 41 News Homicide Tracker, which was launched in 2015. Read the KSHB 41 News Mug Shot Policy.