NewsCrime

Actions

KCPD investigates deadly Northland stabbing overnight

STOCK police lights
Posted at 5:20 AM, Jul 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-26 17:10:17-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, police are investigating a homicide after a man was stabbed to death during a fight around 12:30 a.m. near Northeast 105th and Walnut streets in the Kansas City, North.

KCPD officers were called to the area on a disturbance and witnesses said two people had gotten into a fight, according to police. One of the men was stabbed during the altercation.

The stabbing victim, later identified as 38-year0old Kyle Lager, was taken to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.

KCPD said it appears the two people involved knew each other and one suspect was taken into custody. Police are not looking for anyone else involved in the incident.

Editor's note: KCPD initially misidentified the stabbing victim. The story has been updated to reflect the corrected information. 41 Action News regrets the error.

For jurisdictions that utilize the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline, anonymous tips can be made by calling 816-474-TIPS (8477), submitting the tip online or through the free mobile app at P3Tips.com.

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