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Man shot to death near I-70 ramp to U.S. 40

Posted: 9:01 AM, Jul 08, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-10 10:45:48-04
Man dead in car on I-70 ramp to 40 Hwy.
Man dead in car on I-70 ramp to 40 Hwy.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department is investigating a shooting death Sunday morning on the Interstate 70 westbound ramp to U.S. 40 in Kansas City.

Officers were called shortly after 6:30 a.m. and found a gray sedan in a ditch with a man who had a gunshot wound to the shoulder.

The man was pronounced dead a short time later.

On Tuesday, police identified the victim as Anthony Thomas, 46, of Kansas City. 

The ramp was closed for several hours as police processed the scene.

Anyone with any information is encouraged to contact the Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043 or Crime Stoppers at 816 474-TIPS (8477).