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Man dies in shooting on Independence, Cleveland in KCMO

Posted at 8:36 PM, Dec 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-24 08:39:30-05

UPDATE: 12/24 7:30am. - Police have identified the victim as Gregory Warrior, 23 of Kansas City, Kansas.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Police are investigating a homicide after a shooting near Independence and Cleveland Aves. Saturday evening. 

Officers were called to the area around 7 p.m. on a reported shooting. When they arrived, they found a black male in his 20's with a gunshot wound. 

The man was taken to an area hospital, where he died. 

Police say a male suspect was taken into custody at a nearby home in the 400 block of Jackson.

It is unknown what lead up to the shooting. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.