Body found at 41st and Bellefontaine after reports of shots fired

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Police discovered the body of a victim near 41st Street and Bellefontaine Avenue around 10 p.m. on Sunday.

Police were searching the area after hearing reports of shots fired.

The scene just after 10 p.m. had a heavy police presence, about ten police cruisers on site.

Witnesses in the area recalled hearing around 15 gunshots ring out.

Several witnesses were at the scene, including several children.

There is no word yet on a suspect.

FOX 4 will have more on this incident as information becomes available.

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