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Police identify man shot and killed near 77th and Yecker in KCK

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Posted at 9:37 PM, May 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-07 13:13:13-04

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Police identified the man killed in a shooting in the area of 77th and Yecker Sunday. 

Officers were dispatched to the shooting around 1 p.m. When they arrived, they found a man suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound. He was rushed to an area hospital, where he later died. 

KCK police identified the victim as Gabriel Jackson-Lewis, 25, of Kansas City, Kansas. 

Police said a person of interest is in custody, and no formal charges have been made at this time. 

The shooting remains under investigation. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.