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KCPD investigates shooting death in 7400 block of South Palmer Avenue

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Posted at 12:59 PM, Apr 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-19 12:52:03-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Detectives with the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department are investigating the city's latest homicide Saturday morning after a man was found dead near a vehicle in the 7400 block of South Palmer Avenue.

Police responded along with EMS for unresponsive party possibly in need of medical attention shortly after 6 a.m. and found a man near a vehicle who'd been shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene, which is one block west of Manchester Avenue.

Police later identified the victim as 35-year-old Rasheed Gant of Kansas City.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the TIPS Hotline at 816 474-TIPS (8477).