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1 dead in Hillcrest Road shooting Wednesday night

Police ID victim as 18-year-old from KCMO
Posted at 12:52 AM, May 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-06 17:06:40-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person is dead after a shooting Wednesday night near Hillcrest Road and Barrymore Drive.

According to the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department, officers were dispatched to the area just after 10 p.m. on a shots fired call.

When officers got to the scene, they found a man in the street unresponsive.

A short time later the man was declared dead.

The victim was identified Thursday as 18-year-old Elijaah Boston.

There is no suspect information at this time.

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