Man loses second son in deadly home invasion

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Kansas City, Mo. -- Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed during a home invasion in Kansas City early Wednesday morning.

Police said the victim, identified by his father as 28-year-old Timothy Ford, was home with his girlfriend and four children -- ages two to 13 -- when multiple suspects kicked in the door around 4:30 a.m. Ford was shot an unknown number of times. The woman and children were not injured. When police arrived, they found Ford dead inside the home.

The victim's father, Timothy Wilson, said he's trying to stay strong for his grandchildren.

"It's a hurt and an angry feeling, but I'm not going to let it take me to where I can't think rationally," he said. "I got to keep my faith in this too. And, you know, I got them kids to raise, and I'm thinking about them and the trauma that's been sent to them."

Wilson has experienced the trauma of losing another son to violence in 1998.

"I lost another son at 13," he said. "He was 13 and got killed by accident by the police, so this is not really my first time. Right now I don't really know what to think or what to say."

In 1998, Wilson's other son, also named Timothy Wilson, stole a truck and led police on a chase. Officers shot and killed the 13-year-old boy by accident. This time, Wilson thinks his 28-year-old son could have been targeted.

"I know he didn't have no enemies," he said. "I can't see nobody doing that to him. I've been around the block and you have to have some type of reason to come to somebody's house and start shooting."

Police have no suspect information at this time, but believe there was more than one person involved. Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

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