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KCPD investigates 109th homicide of 2020 near East 34th, Indiana

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Posted at 5:51 AM, Jul 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-27 07:14:49-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One man was shot and killed Sunday morning near East 34th Street and Indiana Avenue, according to Kansas City, Missouri, police.

Just after 1:30 a.m., KCPD officers were dispatched to a shooting and discovered a man who had been shot lying on the sidewalk at that location. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

KCPD later identified the victim as 30-year-old Shawn Ricks of Kansas City, Missouri.

Detectives were canvassing the area and looking for any witnesses or evidence to help determine what led to the fatal shooting.

Ricks is the 109th homicide victim in 2020 in Kansas City, Missouri, which continues on a record pace for homicides in the city.

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.