Man dies in shooting near 18th & Cleveland in KCK

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Shooting at 18th and Cleveland late Sunday, Feb. 26.

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Police are investigating a homicide in KCK that took place Sunday night.

Police Chief Terry Zeigler tweeted around 10:30 p.m. that a life-threatening shooting had taken place near 18th & Cleveland.

Officers later confirmed the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

They said he was in his yard when people began shooting in a nearby alley. He was struck and killed.

The man was reportedly with a friend who witnessed the incident.

Police identified the victim Monday afternoon as 56-year-old Michael Dickerson, of Kansas City, Kan.

Anyone with information on this incident is urged to call the TIPS hotline at (816) 474-TIPS.