KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person is dead after a shooting near Chestnut Avenue and 45th Street early Saturday.
Police responded to a report of shots fired around 3:30 a.m. Saturday. Upon arrival, officers found one man lying in the street just north of the intersection of Chestnut and 45th suffering from a gunshot wound.
After being transported to a local hospital, the victim was declared dead. Police said they believe the shooting was connected to a party at a nearby residence.
Police on Sunday identified the victim as 42-year-old Gerald Brown, of Kansas City, Mo.
Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS hotline at (816) 474-TIPS.