Victim from homicide near KC school identified

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The victim from Thursday’s homicide at 20th and Denver has been identified as James Jackson, 29. Police were dispatched to the scene early on Thursday morning to investigate a shooting. When they arrived they found Jackson inside a maroon vehicle and he was deceased.

Witnesses said that they observed Jackson’s vehicle on the scene of an earlier interaction between multiple parties before hearing a gunshot. They also saw the vehicle wreck out into a large storage container north of the intersection at 20th and Denver.

There is sparse suspect information at present, anyone who saw or heard something in regards to this case is urged to contact the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS (8477).

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