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Man gunned down Tuesday afternoon near 51st, Prospect Avenue

51st and Prospect Avenue homicide
Posted at 2:05 PM, May 28, 2024

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man died in a shooting in east Kansas City, Missouri, on Tuesday afternoon, police said.

Just before 1 p.m. on Tuesday, police responded to the intersection of E. 51st Street and Prospect Avenue.

On arrival, police found a man near a bus stop suffering from gunshot wounds.

He was transported to an area hospital and succumbed to his injuries.

Police later identified the victim as 23-year-old Xavier C. Keith.

No word on what led to the violence.

Police didn't immediately release any suspect information.