KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are investigating a shooting death Sunday afternoon in Kansas City, Missouri.
KCPD confirmed that officers responded to a call regarding a shooting at 3:43 p.m. and found an unidentified black male dead from a gunshot wound outside a car near 51st Street and Swope Parkway.
He was declared dead at the scene.
On Monday, police identified the victim as Leonard Joyner III, 57.
Detectives believe a car wreck and altercation may have preceded the shooting, but details are seeking potential witnesses from a nearby apartment complex or other residences in the area.
Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477) or the KCPD Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043.
This is the 68th homicide in Kansas City, Missouri, in 2018.