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Kansas City man shot, killed outside home in 4600 block of Chestnut

Posted at 9:55 AM, Oct 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-27 22:25:53-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man was shot and killed outside a home near 46th Street and Chestnut  Avenue shortly after 6 a.m. Saturday.

Police said a person of interest was in custody and later identified the victim as Andre Jones of Kansas City, Missouri.

Jones, 21, was four days shy of a birthday, which he would have celebrated on Halloween.

KCPD officers were called to the 4600 block of Chestnut regarding a shooting about 6:15 a.m. and found Jones, a black male, unresponsive in front of a home.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is encouraged to call KCPD's Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).